Bwamba virus (ATCC® VR-384)

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

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Classification Bunyaviridae,Orthobunyavirus
Deposited As Pongola virus
Agent Bwamba virus
Strain SA Ar 1
Common Name Bwamba virus
No HA produced.
Biosafety Level 2

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Aedes (N.) circumluteolus, South Africa, 1955
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
No HA produced. Related to Bwamba by NT and CF.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i .c. inoculation; mouse, 3 to 4 week old), i. .c. inoculation; hamster kidney cells
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 2-3 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor RE Shope
Special Collection ATCC
Aedes (N.) circumluteolus, South Africa, 1955
Year of Origin 1955

Kokernot RH, et al. Studies on arthropod-borne viruses of Tongaland. 6. Isolation of Pongola virus from Aedes (Banksinella) circumiuteolus Theo. S. Afr. J. Med. Sci. 22: 81-92, 1957.

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