Human echovirus 13 (ATCC® VR-1054)

Classification: Picornaviridae, Enterovirus, Human enterovirus B  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Picornaviridae, Enterovirus, Human enterovirus B
Deposited As Echovirus 13
Agent Human echovirus 13
Strain DelCarmen
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.

Isolation
Rectal swab of 4 mo. old female, Phillipine Islands, 1953
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Comments
Agglutinates human type O RBC. Recognized Reference Strain: Committee on Enteroviruses, Amer. J. Hyg. 74: 7, 1961
Echovirus 13 infections have been linked to an increased incidence of aseptic meningitis.
Agglutinates human type O RBC. Recognized Reference Strain: Committee on Enteroviruses, Amer. J. Hyg. 74: 7, 1961
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: Cytopathic effects in tissue culture
CPE
Name of Depositor NIH/NIAID
Source
Rectal swab of 4 mo. old female, Phillipine Islands, 1953
Year of Origin 1953
References

Hammon WM, et al. ECHO virus type 13. I. Isolation and characteristics. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 100: 425-429, 1959. PubMed: 13634161

. Echovirus Type 13 - United States, 2001. Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep. 50: 777-780, 2001.