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NR-444  Avian infectious bronchitis virus, Massachusetts
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Description: Massachusetts
Organism: Avian infectious bronchitis virus
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: Discontinued (Please See Comments)
Store at: -70°C or colder
Contributor: LJ Saif
NR-444 is no longer available. Avian coronavirus, Massachusetts is now available as NR-43284. The International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) created a new genus, Gammacoronavirus, and a new species, Avian coronavirus, comprised of previously established Coronavirus species of chickens, ducks, geese, pheasants, pigeons, and turkeys in 2009.

NR-444 did not pass the BEI Resources quality control Sterility Test. Please see the Certificate of Analysis to determine whether or not this product is acceptable for your intended use.

Avian infectious bronchitis virus (IBV), Massachusetts was isolated from the respiratory tract of a 19-day-old chicken with mild respiratory disease.

Avian IBV is the type species for the Coronavirus genus.

Avian IBV cross reacts serologically with turkey coronavirus antibodies.

Each vial contains approximately 1 mL of allantoic fluid from chicken embryos infected with the Massachusetts strain of avian IBV.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Avian Infectious Bronchitis Virus, Massachusetts, NR-444."
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