TABLE 1.

Distribution of PRV in tissues of intranasally inoculated pigsa

Tissue sampledNo. of pigs positive for PRV by the indicated assay/total no. of pigs tested on the following dpi:
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RT-PCRVIRT-PCRVIRT-PCRVIRT-PCRVI
Brain0/50/50/50/50/50/50/50/5
Spleen0/50/51/50/50/50/50/50/5
Sacral ganglion0/50/50/50/50/50/50/50/5
Tonsil3/54/54/55/53/52/50/50/5
Lung5/55/54/54/54/51/51/50/5
BALF5/55/55/54/54/50/52/50/5
Nasal swab4/55/55/55/55/55/50/50/5
  • a No PRV was detected in the tissue from control animals (data not shown). RT-PCR, reverse transcription-PCR; VI, virus isolation assay.