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Table 3 Yields Obtained for Influenza virus H3N2 Strains Grown in Bagged ECE.

From: Gas-permeable ethylene bags for the small scale cultivation of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 and other viruses in embryonated chicken eggs

Strain Specimen source Log10TCID50/mla
A/New York/55/2004 Human 7.9
A/Wisconsin/67/2005 Human 8.0
A/Hiroshima/52/2005 Human 6.9
A/Brisbane/10/2007 Human 5.0
  1. aTCID50/ml of CAS fluids in MDCK cells in serum-free growth medium plus trypsin. CAS fluids from four ECE were harvested and pooled 48 hrs after infection of 9-day old ECE with 102 to 103 TCID50 units of virus and incubation at 34°C.