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Table 4 Detection of viable virus following inoculation of naïve mice via different routes

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

Route of administration Days Virus titer in tissue (TCID50 ± SD) Viral antigen distribution in tissues
   Nose Trachea Intestine Lung Lung Stomach Intestine
Oral 3 - - - - - - -
  5 2.13 2.71 1.80 3.57 ± 1.13 2/3 2/3 2/3
Intravenous 3 - - 1.80 2.89 ± 0.78 2/3 2/3 2/3
  5 - - 1.80 - - 1/3 1/3
Eye 3 - - 2.05 - - 1/3 1/3
  5 - - 1.80 1.80 1/3 1/3 1/3