Baboon cytomegalovirus (ATCC® VR-1532)

Classification: Herpesviridae, unclassified  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Herpesviridae, unclassified
Agent Baboon cytomegalovirus
Strain PGH-03
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
baboon, conjunctival swab
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Effect: CPE; rounding, focal areas, cell destruction
CPE: rounding, focal areas, cell destruction
Recommended Host
MRC-5 (CCL-171)

Host of Choice: MRC-5 (CCL-171)

Host Range: MRC-5, HFF

MRC-5, HFF
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Duration: 3-7 days at 37C
Cryopreservation
Storage temperature: -70C
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Effect: CPE; rounding, focal areas, cell destruction
CPE: rounding, focal areas, cell destruction
Name of Depositor MG Michaels
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Source
baboon, conjunctival swab
References

Michaels MG, et al. Distinguishing baboon cytomegalovirus from human cytomegalovirus: importance for xenotransplantation. J. Infect. Dis. 176: 1476-1483, 1997. PubMed: 9395357