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Table 2 Viral Plaque Assay and RT-PCR results in solid tissues from marmosets exposed to aerosolized EEEV

From: Characterization and pathogenesis of aerosolized eastern equine encephalitis in the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus)

  Animal ID (Inhaled Dose, PFU)
Tissue marmoset #1 (2.4 × 101) marmoset #2 (1.15 × 103) marmoset #3 (1.2 × 104) marmoset #4 (9.76 × 104) marmoset #5 (7.95 × 105)
  Plaque Assay (PFU/g) PCR Plaque Assay (PFU/g) PCR Plaque Assay (PFU/g) PCR Plaque Assay (PFU/g) PCR Plaque Assay (PFU/g) PCR
Salivary Gland - - - - 1.4E + 04 - - - - -
Adrenal Gland - - - - - - - - 1.2E + 04 +
Pancreas - - - - - - - - - -
Lung - - - - - - - - 2.0E + 04 -
Spleen - - - - - + - + - -
Axillary LN - - - - - - - + - -
Kidney - - - - - + 1.3E + 04 + 9.5E + 03 -
Brain - - - + 1.6E + 07 + 4.2E + 04 + - +
Heart - - - - - - 3.6E + 03 - - +
Liver - - - - - + 1.9E + 04 - - +
Inguinal LN - - - - 4.2E + 04 - - - - -
Mandibular LN - - - - 4.2E + 04 + - - 7.4E + 03 -
Tracheobronchial LN NT NT - - - + 5.0E + 04 - - +
Mesentric LN - - - - - - 7.3E + 04 - - +
Popliteal LN - - - - - + - - - -
  1. NT no tissue
  2. + = positive assay result; − = negative assay result