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NR-48885   Adult Female Acanthocheilonema viteae (Frozen)
(Parasitic Worms)
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Designations: Adult Female Acanthocheilonema viteae (Frozen)
Organism: Acanthocheilonema viteae
Biosafety Level: 1
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: -20°C or colder
Contributor: M Michalski
Quantity limit per order for this item is 40 worms. Please indicate the number of worms desired in the quantity section of the order form (quantity 1 = 1 worm). 

This item can be ordered 10 times a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to FR3 for approval before shipment. Please anticipate that this material may take 10 or more working days to become available.

Acanthocheilonema viteae (A. viteae) (previously referred to as Dipetalonema viteae), strain FR3, was obtained from TRS Laboratories in Athens, Georgia, USA.

A. viteae does not contain the Wolbachia endosymbiont like most filarial nematodes that cause human disease. A. viteae is often used as the negative control for experiments investigating the bacterium.

NR-48885 consists of up to 40 adult female A. viteae frozen in no more than 250 µL PBS. If more material is required for your intended use, please contact BEI Customer Services at to request the additional material.

Note: Specific questions regarding handling of A. viteae can be sent to Dr. Shelly Michalski at

Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was provided by the NIH/NIAID Filariasis Research Reagent Resource Center for distribution through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Adult Female Acanthocheilonema viteae (Frozen), NR-48885."
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