Mortality and viral loads of 129 mice subcutaneously inoculated with the JaOArS982 strain of JEV. Mortality (A) and survival (B) rates of mice inoculated with 100, 102, 104 or 106 pfu of JEV (n=14 per inoculation dose). Mortality rate was recorded 21 days pi. (C) Infectious virus titers in the brains of mice inoculated with 100, 102, 104 or 106 pfu of the JaOArS982 strain of JEV at 5 and 9 days pi (n=3 per inoculation dose and day of sacrifice). Error bars represent the standard errors.