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Table 1 Inactivation efficacy under heat treatments of the novel avian influenza A (H7N9) virus

From: Inactivation of the novel avian influenza A (H7N9) virus under physical conditions or chemical agents treatment

Temperature Treatment time (minutes)
1 2 5 10 15 30 45 60
AH1 SH1 AH1 SH1 AH1 SH1 AH1 SH1 AH1 SH1 AH1 SH1 AH1 SH1 AH1 SH1
56°C NT* NT NT NT 6/6# 6/6 6/6 5/6 1/6 3/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6
65°C NT NT NT NT 6/6 6/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6
70°C 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6
75°C 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6
100°C 0/6 0/6 0/6 0/6 NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT
  1. Note: *NT=No test. #Infectivity to embryonated chicken eggs = (infected embryos)/(total embryos inoculated; n = 6) per treatment.