Maguari virus (ATCC® VR-1202)

Classification: Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus
Deposited As Bunyamwera virus
Agent Maguari virus
Strain Original [V-565-001-522]
Biosafety Level 2

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Isolation
Presumed from Aedes spp. mosquitoes caught in Bunyamwera, an uninhabited area in Western Uganda, 1943
Product Format freeze-dried
Comments
Agglutinates goose RBC. Inactivated by ether and sodium deoxycholate. Transmitted by mosquitoes.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Death of mice inoculated i.c
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Death of mice inoculated i.c
Name of Depositor NIH/NIAID
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Presumed from Aedes spp. mosquitoes caught in Bunyamwera, an uninhabited area in Western Uganda, 1943
Year of Origin 1943
References

Smithburn KC. . Amer. J. Trop. Med. 26: 189, 1946.

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