Volume 19, Issue 6_Part_2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


O. R. Causey, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 13 March 1969.


Isolated by the Ibadan Virus Laboratory at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, from serum of adult bovine collected 12 May 1966 at a slaughterhouse in Sokoto, Nigeria, Lat. 13° N, Long. 5° E. No data. Serum stored in liquid nitrogen until tested.

Serum diluted in bovalbumin solution. Inoculated 0.02 ml ic in 3-day-old mice on 1 June 1966.

Virus reisolated.

Filterable through Seitz EK. No data. Sensitive to 1:100 chloroform; control titer 10, after-treatment titer 10. Hemagglutinin produced in tests with infected suckling mouse brain extracted with sucrose-acetone, treated by sonication, and tested with goose erythrocytes at pH 5.8–6.0. Optimal pH 5.8 at room temperature.

Shuni virus found to be a member of the Simbu group by CF.


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