Duck hepatitis type 1 (ATCC® VR-1313)

Classification: Picornavirus, Enterovirus, Animal  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Picornavirus, Enterovirus, Animal
Agent Duck hepatitis type 1
Strain DRL-62
Biosafety Level 2

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
Duckling liver
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions  -70°C or colder
Comments
Relatively stable at 50C but not at 56C. No known antigenic cross-reactions; no HA. An avian encephalomyelitis virus.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Duckling death, enlarged liver with hemorrhages
 Duckling death, enlarged liver with punctuate and ecchymotic hemorrhages
Recommended Host
duckling; duck embryo; chick embryo
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 1-3 days, in vivo
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Duckling death, enlarged liver with hemorrhages
 Duckling death, enlarged liver with punctuate and ecchymotic hemorrhages
Name of Depositor P Woolcock
Source
Duckling liver
References

Toth TE. Immunologic and serologic response of White Pekin ducklings inoculated with single and combined duck virus hepatitis and duck virus enteritis modified-live-virus vaccines. Avian Dis. 14: 697-705, 1970. PubMed: 4323096