Table 4

Clinical summary of contact transmission after introduction of VSNJV by bite of infected black flies to a cattle population
Experiment / virus Inoculation Animal ID (No. flies feeding) Days of viral shedding (PID) Max viral titer log10TCID50/ml (Location) SN titer
Experiment 1
   NJ82AZB Inoculated 528 (6) 4 5.26 >256
620 (4) 4,7 4.05 >256
Contact 161 - - <4
282 - - <4
368 - - <4
587 - - <4
   NJ95COE Inoculated 001 (9) 4,7 3.05 >256
579 (4) - - 128
Contact 026 - - <4
034 - - <4
160 - - <4
483 - - <4
Experiment 2
   NJ82AZB Inoculated 034 (4) 1-7 6.10 >256
368 (11) 1-5 3.6 >256
587 (3) 1-6 4.39 >256
Contact 282 - - <4
483 - - <4
026 - - <4
160 8 <2.17 (Tonsil) 64
161 6 <2.17 (Tonsil) <4

In experiment 1, swab samples were only collected on PIDs 1, 4, 7, and 9. In experiment 2 swab samples were collected daily.

Smith et al.

Smith et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:183   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-183

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