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Table 2 Results of virological examination on samples collected in EMCV outbreak

From: Encephalomyocarditis virus infection in Macaca sylvanus and Hystrix cristata from an Italian rescue centre for wild and exotic animals

Species(a) Samples(b) Cell culture IEM(c) RT-PCR(c)
Macaca sylvanus (4) Myocardium (4)
Brain (2)
Lung (2)
Liver (2)
Spleen (1)
+
+
+
+
+
+
NA
NA
NA
NA
+
+
+
+
+
Hystrix cristata (9) Myocardium (9)
Brain (8)
Liver (9)
Intestinal content (9)
+
+
+
NA
+
NA
NA
+ (3/9)
+
+
+
+ (4/9)
  1. (a)In parentheses the number of examined animals. (b)In parentheses the number of samples analysed. (c)In parentheses the number of positive samples/total analysed samples. NA not analysed