Influenza A virus (H1N1) (ATCC® VR-1738)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A
Agent Influenza A virus (H1N1)
Strain A/Virginia/ATCC3/2009
Emerging infectious disease research
Respiratory research
Influenza Research
Biosafety Level 2
This item was isolated in tissue culture.
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions  -70°C or colder
Item analyzed using Real-time RT-PCR to determine strain is of pandemic swine Influenza A origin.
Effect on Host
CPE, rounded refractile cells with cell degeneration
Recommended Host
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35°C
Recommendations for Infection: Plate cells 24 hours in advance and infect when cultures are 80-90% confluent. Remove medium and inoculate with a small volume of virus diluted to provide a MOI 0.1. Adsorb 1 hour at 35°C in a humidified 5% CO2 atmosphere. End adsorption by adding virus growth medium. Grow in serum free media that contains 2.0μg/ml TPCK-treated trypsin.
Incubation: 2-5 days
Effect on Host
CPE, rounded refractile cells with cell degeneration
Name of Depositor ATCC
Special Collection ATCC
Nasopharyngeal specimen from a patient positive for Flu A in Virginia, 2009.
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