Bakau virus (ATCC® VR-391)

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

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Classification Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus
Agent Bakau virus
Strain MM 2325
Common Name Bakau virus
HA produced (Opt. pH 5.6, 27°C).
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.

Culex (Lophoceratanyia) spp., Malaya, 1956
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
HA produced (Opt. pH 5.6, 27°C).
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i .c. inoculation; mouse, 3 to 4 week old), i. .c. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 2-3 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor Yale Arbovirus Research Unit
Special Collection ATCC
Culex (Lophoceratanyia) spp., Malaya, 1956
Year of Origin 1956

. Catalogue of arthropod-borne viruses of the world. USPHS Pub. No. 1760Washington, DC: U.S. GPO; 1967.

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  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
  • Customer Acceptance of Responsibility, ATCC Form 62 required for distribution.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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