Influenza A virus (H1N1) (ATCC® VR-99)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A  /  Product Format: frozen 1 mL per vial

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Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A
Agent Influenza A virus (H1N1)
Strain A/Swine/1976/31
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.

Product Format frozen 1 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Type H1N1.
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Recommended Host
SPF chicken embryonated eggs, 9-10 days
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35°C
Recommendations for Infection: Dilute virus in D-PBS prior to inoculation.
Incubation: 2-3 days with humidity and non-CO2 incubator
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Name of Depositor MT Coleman
Source Hog in Iowa, 1931

Jensen KE, Peterson WD Jr.. Comparative measurements of antigenic differences among human and swine influenza viruses. J. Immunol. 78: 365-372, 1957. PubMed: 13449325

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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.
  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
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