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Table 1 Summary of EBV infection in tree shrews

From: A study of Epstein-Barr virus infection in the Chinese tree shrew(Tupaia belangeri chinensis)

Tree shrew Number EBV copies EBV mRNA EBV antibodies EBERs HE IHC WB Observation period
Ts 1 + + +VCA IgG 4 weeks(dead) a
Ts 2 + + +VCA IgG + + + 6 weeks(dead) a
Ts 3 + + +VCA IgG + + + 12 weeks(euthanasia)
Ts 4 + + +VCA IgG 5 weeks(euthanasia)
Ts 5 21 weeks(euthanasia)
Ts 6 3 weeks(euthanasia)
Ts 7 + + +(VCA IgG、EBNA IgG) + + + 21 weeks(euthanasia)
Ts 8 + + +VCA IgG 6 weeks(dead) a
Ts 9 + + +VCA IgG + 21 weeks(euthanasia)
Ts 10 + + +VCA IgG + + + + 3 weeks(euthanasia)
Negative control
 Ts 11 13 weeks(euthanasia)
 Ts 12 5 weeks(euthanasia)
 Ts 13 5 weeks(euthanasia)
  1. +, positive; −, negative
  2. aThe 3 tree shrews that died prior to the end of the experiment may have died from infectious disease but the cause of death was undetermined