Table 2

Ct values in genome positive samples in studies 1 and 2
Sample Sample day Genome detected by PCR (Ct)
10 2–0 9–0 10–0 13–20 14–20
Oral swab D6 - 31.4 - 32.6 - -
D8 - 34.8 - - - -
PM 33.6 30.5 38.0 31.9 - -
Rectal swab D6 - - - 35.8 - -
D8 - 37.5 - - - -
PM 33.3 31.2 - 35.4 - -
Blood D6 - - - 36.6 - -
D8 - 32.9 38.3 - - -
PM 30.2 30.1 - 26.5 - -
Nasal wash D6 - - - 29.4 - 34.1
D8 - 36.4 - - - 32.3
PM 28.0 29.6 31.9 31.9 - -
Urine PM 31.0 29.1 34.7 31.9 - -
Tissues PM 118-34.7 18.0-30.9 18.6-36.6 16.4-37.8 233.8 -

1-0, 2–0 = control ferrets, study 1; 9–0, 10–0 = control ferrets, study 2; 13–20, 13–20 = ferrets receiving 20 μg HeVsG in study 2. PM post mortem; -, no viral RNA detected. 1Range of Ct values in tissues; 2bronchial lymph nodes.

Pallister et al.

Pallister et al. Virology Journal 2013 10:237   doi:10.1186/1743-422X-10-237

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