Bunyamwera virus (ATCC® VR-87)

Classification: Peribunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus, Bunyamwera orthobunyavirus  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Peribunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus, Bunyamwera orthobunyavirus
Agent Bunyamwera virus
Strain Original
Biosafety Level 2

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Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Agglutinates goose RBC. Inactivated by ether and sodium deoxycholate. Transmitted by mosquitoes.
Effect on Host
Death of mice inoculated i.c.
Recommended Host
Suckling mouse, i.c. or i.p. inoculation; mouse, i.c. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 3-7 days
Effect on Host
Death of mice inoculated i.c.
Name of Depositor J Casals
Special Collection ATCC
Source Aedes spp. mosquitoes caught in Bunyamwera, an uninhabited area in Western Uganda, 1943
Year of Origin 1943

Smithburn KC. . Amer. J. Trop. Med. 26: 189, 1946.

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