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Table 3 Summary of the influenza viruses used for inoculation of the explants

From: Replication of avian, human and swine influenza viruses in porcine respiratory explants and association with sialic acid distribution

Influenza virus Number of passages in embryonated eggs
Swine influenza viruses:  
   Sw/Belgium/1/98 (H1N1) 3
   Sw/Flanders/1/98(H3N2) 3
   Sw/Gent/7625/99 (H1N2) 3
Human influenza viruses:  
   A/New Caledonia/20/99 (H1N1) * 4
   A/Panama/2007/99 (H3N2) * 7
Low pathogenic AIVs:  
   Duck/Italy/1447/05 (H1N1)§ 4
   Mallard/Alberta/279/98 (H3N8) 3
   Duck/Belgium/06936/05 (H4N6) 3
   Chicken/Belgium/150/99 (H5N2) 3
   Chicken/Italy/1067/V99 (H7N1) § 4
   Mallard/Italy/3401/2005 (H5N1) § 3
  1. These viruses were kindly provided to us by:
  2. * Alan Hay, National Institute for Medical Research, London, U.K.
  3. † Robert Webster, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.
  4. ‡ Thierry van den Berg, Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre, Brussels, Belgium
  5. § Ilaria Capua, Instituto Zooprofillatico delle Venezie, Legnaro, Padova, Italy