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Table 3 Positivity of PCR amplification of IE1 gene on viral DNA of treatment groups.

From: Pathogenesis and vertical transmission of a transplacental rat cytomegalovirus

Experiment/Organ A (Day 21 p.i.) B (Day 21 p.i.) C (Day 13–14 p.i.) D (Day 21 p.i.)
  Group
  v pv v pv v pv v pv
Brain 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3
Heart 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 1/3 0/3 0/3
Testes 0/3 0/3 - - - - - -
Ovary - - 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3
Uterus - - - - 5/5 5/5 5/5 5/5
Neonate - - - - 12/18 15/18 - -
Placenta - - - - - - 16/20 10/10
Fetus - - - - - - 14/20 8/10
Embryo* - - - - - - - 8/8
  1. Note: Abbreviations: v = virus-infected and pv = virus-infected with immunosuppression.
  2. * = eroded placenta and developing embryo in uterus at ≤ 7 days of pregnancy.
  3. 0/3 = no detectable positive result over triplicate sample trials in all three rats.