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Volume 12, Number 5—May 2006

Research

Novel Swine Influenza Virus Subtype H3N1, United States

Porntippa Lekcharoensuk*1, Kelly M. Lager*, Ramesh Vemulapalli†, Mary Woodruff†, Amy L. Vincent*, and Jürgen A. Richt*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *US Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa, USA; †Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

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Table 1

Virus titers in nasal swabs and BALF from experimentally infected pigs 5 days after infection*

Inoculum/pig no. A/SW/MI/PU243/04 (TCID50/mL)
A/SW/MI/PU542/04 (TCID50/mL)
108 109 111 114 127 3 110 112 113
Nasal swab 104.3 104.7 105 103 105.8 105.8 105.6 104.5 104.1
BALF 106.6 >107.3 107 >107.6 106.3 >107.5 106.5 107.6 106.9

*BALF, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid; 50%TCID50, 50% tissue culture infective dose.

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1Current affiliation: Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

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