Influenza B virus (Victoria Lineage) (ATCC® VR-1930)

Classification: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B  /  Product Format: frozen 0.5 mL per vial

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Classification Orthomyxoviridae, Influenzavirus B
Deposited As Influenza B virus
Agent Influenza B virus (Victoria Lineage)
Strain B/Florida/78/2015 (propagated in SPF chicken eggs)
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 0.5 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Recommended Host
SPF chicken embryonated eggs
Growth Conditions

Temperature: 34°C

Recommendations for Infection: Inoculate SPF chicken embryonated eggs (intra-allantoic) at 9- to 11-days-old. Dilute virus in DPBS prior to inoculation.

Incubation: 3 days at 34°C in a humidified, non-CO2 atmosphere.

Effect on Host
Hemagglutinates chicken RBC
Name of Depositor Florida Department of Health
Source Isolated from a human in Florida, USA on November 09, 2015

Influenza Research Database – Details for B/Florida/78/2015

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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.
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