Tensaw virus (ATCC® VR-398)

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

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Classification Bunyaviridae, Bunyamwera, Orthobunyavirus
Agent Tensaw virus
Strain A9-171b
Biosafety Level 2

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Anopheles crucians, Alabama, 1960
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse; mouse, 3 to 4 weeks old, i.c. inoculation; hamster kidney cells; HeLa cells (ATCC CCL-2);
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 2-3 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor Yale Arbovirus Research Unit
Special Collection ATCC
Anopheles crucians, Alabama, 1960
Year of Origin 1960

Sudia WD, et al. Arbovirus isolations from mosquitoes collected in South Alabama, 1959-1963, and serologic evidence of human infection. Am. J. Epidemiol. 87: 112-116, 1968. PubMed: 4384175

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