Kairi virus (ATCC® VR-569)

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

Classification Bunyaviridae,Orthobunyavirus
Agent Kairi virus
Strain TRVL 8900
Common Name Kairi virus
No HA produced.
Biosafety Level 3

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Aedes (O.) scapularis female, Trinidad, 1955
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
No HA produced.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
suckling mouse, i.c. or i.p. 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
Aedes (O.) scapularis female, Trinidad, 1955
Year of Origin 1955

Aitken TH, et al. Kairi virus, a new virus from Trinidadian forest mosquitoes. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 9: 70-72, 1960. PubMed: 13793361