Influenza B virus (ATCC® VR-786)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B
Agent Influenza B virus
Strain B/Brigit
Influenza Research
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

human case of influenza type B/Russia/69
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -20°C or colder
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: hemagglutination activity at 4C
HA activity at 4C
Recommended Host
8 to 11 day chicken embryo, i.a. inoculation

Recommended Host:  CE (8-11 days, i.a.).

Host Range: CE

Host Range: CE

chicken embryo
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Duration: 1-4 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: hemagglutination activity at 4C
HA activity at 4C
Name of Depositor R.I.T. - Recherche et Industrie Therapeutiques
U.S. Patent
U.S. Patent Number
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.
human case of influenza type B/Russia/69

Peetermans J, et al. Live influenza type B virus vaccines and preparation thereof. US Patent 3,962,423 dated Jun 8 1976

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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