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Table 7 Yields Obtained for Influenza virus B 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 Log10TCID50/mla
B/Ohio/01/2005 (Victoria/2/87-like) 9.0
B/Florida/07/2004 (Yamagata/16/88-like) 8.0
B/Malaysia/2506/2004 7.0
B/Florida/04/2006 7.1
  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 72 hrs after infection of 9-day old ECE with 102 to 103 TCID50 units of virus and incubation at 34°C.