Horse Serum (ATCC® 30-2040)

Product Format frozen 500 mL
Storage Conditions Store horse serum at -20°C or colder. Do not store frozen horse serum at temperatures above -20°C for any length of time. Avoid repeated freeze-thaws by dispensing and storing horse serum in aliquots. Horse serum is supplied in PETG plastic bottles.
Applications Triple filtered through 0.1 μm filters. Each lot of horse serum is tested for sterility and for the ability to support the growth of cells using sequential growth curves. Horse serum is manufactured from blood collected from select donor horse herds maintained within the United States.
Biosafety Level N/A
Quality Control Specifications

Sterility tests are performed on each lot of horse serum using current USP methods.  ATCC checks each lot for its ability to support the growth of cells.  Specific testing for contaminants are listed below in the Specification Certificate.

Origin
Horse serum is manufactured from blood collected from select donor horse herds maintained within the United States.


Test*

Specification

Sterility Testing (Current USP)

Bacteria and Fungi

No growth

Virus Testing (9 CFR 113.53)

Fluorescent antibody

Equine Herpesvirus

Equine Viral Arteritis

Bovine Diarrhea Virus

Rabies

Reovirus

Cytopathogenic Agents (e.g. IBR)

Hemadsorbing Agents (e.g., PI3)

Equine Infectious Anemia (Coggins)

Not detected

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mycoplasma Testing

Large volume, direct culture                          

Hoechst DNA Stain

Pass

Hemoglobin (Spectrophotmetric) ≤ 10 mg/dL

Endotoxin (Limulus Amebocyte Lysate - Gel Clot)

≤ 10 EU/mL

Growth Promotion

Pass

*Please consult the Certificate of Analysis for lot-specific test results.