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Table 6 Yields Obtained with Influenza virus H5N1Strains 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/Hong Kong/220/97 Chicken 9.0
A/Hong Kong/156/97 Human 9.4
A/Hunan/795/2002 Duck 9.0
A/Yunnan/1251/2003 Chicken 7.0
A/Vietnam/1203/2004 Human 8.3
A/Mongolia/244/2005 Whooper Swan 8.0
A/Iraq/207-NAMRU3/2006 Human 10.0
A/Hong Kong/45/2006 Scaly Breasted Munia 8.0
A/Hong Kong/645/2006 Common Magpie 10.0
A/Hong Kong/1038/2006 Japanese White Eye 10.0
A/Hong Kong/D-06-0947/2006 Chicken 8.0
A/Korea/IS/2006 Chicken 9.0
  1. aTCID50/ml of CAS fluids in MDCK cells in serum-free growth medium plus trypsin. CAS fluids were pooled from four ECE and harvested 48 - 72 hrs after infection of 9-day old ECE with 102 to 103 TCID50 units of virus and incubation at 37°C.