Maguari virus (ATCC® VR-396)

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

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Classification Bunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus
Agent Maguari virus
Strain Be Ar 7272
Biosafety Level 2

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Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions  -70°C or colder
Comments Material from preparation of 10% sMb in PBS with 7.5% BSA. Related to Cache Valley by NT and CF, as well as Tensaw (indistinguishable from Tr 60659). First reported to be a strain of Cache Valley. Now considered to be a different virus distinguishable from Cache Valley by HAI test.
Effect on Host
Death in host animal
Recommended Host
Suckling mouse
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 2-3 days
Effect on Host
Death in host animal
Name of Depositor RE Shope
Special Collection ATCC
Chain of Custody Bunyamwera virus deposited as Maguari virus
Source Mixed mosquito pool, adult female, Belém, Pará, Brazil, 1957

Causey OR, et al. The isolation of arthropod-borne viruses, including members of two hitherto undescribed serological groups, in the Amazon region of Brazil. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 10: 227-249, 1961. PubMed: 13691675

Casals J, Whitman L. A new antigenic group of arthropod-borne viruses: the Bunyamwera group. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 9: 73-77, 1960. PubMed: 13808111

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