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Table 2 Transmissibility of H7N9 influenza virus in mice put in contact with infected mice

From: Transmission of H7N9 influenza virus in mice by different infective routes

Virus Virus titer (mean log10TCID50 ± SD)
  Lung Kidney Intestine Brain Nose Infected contact miceb Weight loss (%)c Seroconvertedd
Days post-infection 5 7 5 and 7 5 7 5 5    
A/SZ/406H/06 A/CA/07/09 -   NPa -f - - NP 0 0 0
2.07 ± 0.16 1.47 ± 0.19 NP - - - + 8/14 11 4/7
A/Anhui/1/2013 1.26 ± 0.41 0.67 ± 0.01 - 1.34 ± 0.25 0.97 ± 0.01 +e + 7/14 6 3/7
  1. aNP, Not performed.
  2. bNumber of contact mice containing virus in the lung, brain, and nose at 5 and 7 days after co-housing.
  3. cMaximum proportional weight loss.
  4. dHI titers >40.
  5. eCyotpathic effects were observed but TCID50 values were less than 0.5.
  6. fViable virus was not detected after three passages in MDCK cells.