Ophidian paramyxovirus (ATCC® VR-1408)

Classification: Paramyxoviridae, Paramyxovirinae, Unclassified  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Paramyxoviridae, Paramyxovirinae, Unclassified
Agent Ophidian paramyxovirus
Strain Neotropical
Biosafety Level 2

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Isolation
Lung tissue of a neotropical rattlesnake with CNS disorder and pneumonia
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Induces hemagglutination of chicken RBCs.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (syncytia formation and cell lysis)
Recommended Host
Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81)
Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81); VH2 cells (ATCC CCL-140)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Incubation: 5-7 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (syncytia formation and cell lysis)
Name of Depositor E Jacobson
Source
Lung tissue of a neotropical rattlesnake with CNS disorder and pneumonia
References

Richter GDetermination of optimal culture technique and the study of physicochemical and cytopathological aspects of ophidian paramyxovirus Masters thesis, Univ. Florida, 1994

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF286045 Snake ATCC-VR-1408 paramyxovirus L protein (L) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF286046 Snake ATCC-VR-1408 paramyxovirus HN protein (HN) gene, partial cds.