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Table 3 Virus recovery from organ tissues of ferrets

From: Rapid emergence of a virulent PB2 E627K variant during adaptation of highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N7 virus to mice

   Virus titers in organs collected from ferrets on day 5 p.i.a
Virus Ferret NTb Tr L1c L2 L3 L4 Ileum Jejun Kidney Liver Spleen Heart Brain
chH7N7 #1 4.1 4.3 2.4 5.0 2.4 2.6
  #2 nd 3.7 2.4 2.4 2.4 4.9 2.5
  #3 3.2 2.7 4.8 4.7 2.4 3.2
maH7N7 #1 5.6 5.1 3.8 4.4 5.2 4.0
  #2 3.4 5.7 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.8 3.0 3.4 2.5 2.7 3.0
  #3 3.2 5.7 6.2 7.0 7.4 5.9 2.7 2.5 2.6 3.0
  1. aVirus titers expressed as log10 TCID50 per gram tissue.
  2. bNT = nasal turbinate; Tr = trachea; Jejun = jejunum.
  3. cLung tissues were sampled from left cranial (L1), right cranial (L2), left caudal (L3) and right caudal (L4) lobes.
  4. nd = not determined; − = <2.4 log10 TCID50/g.