West Nile virus (ATCC® VR-1507)

Classification: Flaviviridae, Flavivirus  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Flaviviridae, Flavivirus
Agent West Nile virus
Strain 385-99
Common Name West Nile virus
Applications
Emerging infectious disease research
Vector borne research
Positive for Mycoplasma Yes
Biosafety Level 3

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Isolation
tissue, animal
Bronx New York, United States
Isolation date: 1999
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
The preparation is contaminated with Mycoplasma arginini as detected by PCR.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects (cell rounding and cell death)
CPE characterized by rounding and cell death
Recommended Host

Recommended Host: Vero (ATCC CCL-81)

Growth Conditions
Duration: 3-4 days at 37C
Cryopreservation
Storage temperature: -70C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects (cell rounding and cell death)
CPE characterized by rounding and cell death
Name of Depositor RB Tesh
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--RB Tesh<<--T. McNanamara
Source
tissue, animal
Bronx New York, United States
Isolation date: 1999
Year of Origin 1999
References

Gould EA, et al. Antigencity of flaviviruses. Arch. Virol. Suppl. 1: 137-152, 1990.

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