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Table 4 Yields Obtained for Miscellaneous Influenza virus Type A 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/Alberta/79/2003 (H2N3) Mallard 6.0
A/Wisconsin/1968 (H5N9) Turkey 7.9
A/New York/107/2003 (H7N2) Human 5.6
A/Netherlands/219/2003 (H7N7) Human 9.7
A/Hong Kong/G9/1997 (H9N2) Chicken 8.2
  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.