Cache Valley virus (ATCC® VR-298)

Classification: Peribunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus, Bunyamwera orthobunyavirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Peribunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus, Bunyamwera orthobunyavirus
Agent Cache Valley virus
Strain Original
Biosafety Level 2

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Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
HA not demonstrated at this passage level.
Effect on Host
CNS signs and death
Recommended Host
Suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 3-5 days
Effect on Host
CNS signs and death
Name of Depositor P Holden
Special Collection ATCC
Source Mosquitoes (Culiseta inornata) collected in Utah, 1956
Year of Origin 1956

Hess AD, Holden P. Cache Valley virus, a previously undescribed mosquito-borne agent. Science 130: 1187-1188, 1959. PubMed: 14402567

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