Anopheles A virus (ATCC® VR-327)

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

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Classification Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus
Agent Anopheles A virus
Strain Original
Common Name Anopheles A virus
Applications
produces pulmonary congestion and virus is demonstrable in the lungs.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Colombia
Isolation date: 1940
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Passages in mice should be made with concentrated viral suspensions; serial passage can be made only i.c. Mouse passage i.n. produces pulmonary congestion and virus is demonstrable in the lungs.
Effect on Host
Paralysis in weanlings
Ruffled fur, hunched position, hypersensitivity
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. inoculation
suckling mouse, i.x., s.c. or i.n. inoculation; mouse, i.c. or i.n. inoculation; chicken embryo, 7 day; mouse embryo cells in tissue culture
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 3-4 days (suckling M), 4-5 days (weanling M)
Effect on Host
Paralysis in weanlings
Ruffled fur, hunched position, hypersensitivity
Name of Depositor EL Buescher
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Colombia
Isolation date: 1940
Geographical Isolation South america
Year of Origin 1940
References

Roca-Garcia M. The isolation of three neurotropic viruses from forest mosquitoes in eastern Colombia. J. Infect. Dis. 75: 160-169, 1944.

Isolated from Anopheles (Kerteszia) boliviensis in Colombia, S.A., 1940.

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