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

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus A  /  Product Format: frozen

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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

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
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.

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customer Acceptance of Responsibility, ATCC Form 62 required for distribution.
  • 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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