Human respiratory syncytial virus (ATCC® VR-1794)

Classification: Paramyxoviridae, Pneumovirus  /  Product Format: frozen 1 mL per vial

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Classification Paramyxoviridae, Pneumovirus
Agent Human respiratory syncytial virus
Strain ATCC-2012-10
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format frozen 1 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Images VR-1794 Photomicrograph
Effect on Host CPE, refractile rounding and syncytia
Recommended Host
HEp-2 (ATCC® CCL-23™)
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Recommendations for Infection: Plate cells 24 hours prior to infection and infect when cultures are 75-80% confluent. Remove medium and inoculate with a small volume of virus (e.g. 1 mL per 25 cm2) diluted to provide an optimal MOI (e.g. 0.1). Adsorb 1-2 hours at 37°C in a humidified 5% CO2 atmosphere, rocking every 20-30 minutes to redistribute inoculum. End adsorption by adding virus growth medium.
Incubation: 4-5 days
Effect on Host CPE, refractile rounding and syncytia
Name of Depositor ATCC
Source Clinical patient positive for Human respiratory syncytial virus, Virginia, 2012
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