Influenza A virus (H3N8) (ATCC® VR-317)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A
Deposited As Influenza A virus
Agent Influenza A virus (H3N8)
Strain A/Equine/2/Miami/63
Applications
Influenza Research
Biosafety Level 2

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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
SPF CE (10 to 11 day, intra allantoic)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 2 to 3 days at 35°C, with humidity
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.