(ATCC® VR-317)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A
Deposited As Influenza A virus
Strain A/Equine/2/Miami/63
Applications
Influenza Research
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Nasal washings from a thoroughbred horse
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Hemagglutinates both chick and guinea pig RBC. Higher HA titers obtained with guinea pig RBC.
type H3N8
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: hemagglutinins in allantoic fluids
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC and guinea pig RBC.
Recommended Host
chicken embryo

Recommended Host:  SPF CE (10 to 11 day, intra allantoic)

chicken embryo; equine kidney cells; hamster embryo kidney cells
Growth Conditions
Duration: 2-3 days
Effect on Host
Yes, in vitro effects: hemagglutinins in allantoic fluids
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC and guinea pig RBC.
Name of Depositor GH Waddell
Source
Nasal washings from a thoroughbred horse
References

Waddell GH. . J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 143: 587, 1963.