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Table 3 Histological summary of infected six-week-old BALB/c mice euthanized at various time-points post-inoculation

From: Duck Tembusu virus exhibits neurovirulence in BALB/c mice

Tissues Days post-infection
3 6 9 12
Brain Control - - - -
Infected 1/3+ 3/3++ 3/3# 3/3++
Heart Control - - - -
Infected - - - -
Lung Control - - - -
Infected - - - -
Liver Control - - - -
Infected - - 1/3++, 2/3# -
Spleen Control - - - -
Infected 1/3+ 3/3+ 3/3++ 1/3+
Kidney Control - - - -
Infected - - 2/3++, 1/3# -
  1. -, none; +, 1–3 focal inflammatory infiltrates, perivascular cuffing and microglial hyperplasia per high power field (HPF); ++, lesions covering 25% of a HPF; #, lesions covering >75% of a HPF.