Transmissible gastroenteritis virus (ATCC® VR-763)

Classification: Coronaviridae, Alphacoronavirus, Alphacoronavirus 1  /  Product Format: frozen 1 mL per vial

Classification Coronaviridae, Alphacoronavirus, Alphacoronavirus 1
Agent Transmissible gastroenteritis virus
Strain Purdue (attenuated)
Common Name Transmissible gastroenteritis virus
Applications
It has been extensively used for conducting viral neutralization tests.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Small intestine of infected pig with mild diarrhea
Product Format frozen 1 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Preparation is contaminated with bacteria and may be filtered through a 0.2 µm filter prior to use. Titer of filtrate will decrease by approximately 1 to 2 logs.
Effect on Host
CPE and plaques on porcine kidney cells. Can produce diarrhea in newborn pigs.
Recommended Host
Swine testicular cells
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Incubation: 2 days
Effect on Host
CPE and plaques on porcine kidney cells. Can produce diarrhea in newborn pigs.
Name of Depositor LJ Saif, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center
Special Collection ATCC
Source
Small intestine of infected pig with mild diarrhea
References

Bohl EH, et al. Antibody responses in serum, colostrum, and milk of swine after infection or vaccination with transmissible gastroenteritis virus. Infect. Immun. 6: 289-301, 1972. PubMed: 4629259

Bohl EH, Kumagai T. The use of cell cultures for the study of TGE virus of swine. Proc. U.S. Livestock Sanit. Assoc. 69: 343-350, 1965.

Saif LJ, Bohl EH. Transmissible gastroenteritis in: diseases of swine, ed. Lemma AD, et al. Iowa State University Press, Ames, IA. 6: 255-274, 1986.