Maguari virus (ATCC® VR-393)

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

Classification Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus
Agent Maguari virus
Strain SA Ar 1050
Applications
HA produced
It is recommended that work with this agent be conducted in a BSL 3 facility which provides HEPA filtration for all laboratory exhaust air.
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
Pooled Culex theileri and C. rubinotus, South Africa, 1958
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
HA produced (Opt. pH 6.2).
It is recommended that work with this agent be conducted in a BSL 3 facility which provides HEPA filtration for all laboratory exhaust air.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse; mouse, 3 to 4 weeks old, i.c. inoculation; hamster kidney cells
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 1-2 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor Yale Arbovirus Research Unit
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Pooled Culex theileri and C. rubinotus, South Africa, 1958
Year of Origin 1958
References

Okuno T. Immunological studies relating two recently isolated viruses, Germiston virus from South Africa and Ilesha virus from West Africa, to the Bunyamwera group. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 10: 223-226, 1961. PubMed: 13730655

Smithburn KC, et al. Isolation of Germiston virus, a hitherto unknown agent, from culicine mosquitoes, and a report of infection in two laboratory workers. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 9: 62-69, 1960. PubMed: 14410617