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Volume 17, Number 12—December 2011

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Characterization of African Swine Fever Virus Caucasus Isolate in European Wild Boars

Claudia Gabriel, Sandra BlomeComments to Author , Alexander Malogolovkin, Stanislav Parilov, Denis Kolbasov, Jens P. Teifke, and Martin Beer
Author affiliations: Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Greifswald–Insel Riems, Germany (C. Gabriel, S. Blome, J.P. Teifke, M. Beer); National Research Institute for Veterinary Virology and Microbiology, Pokrov, Russia (A. Malogolovkin, S. Parilov, D. Kolbasov)

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Table 1

Real-time PCR results of blood and swab samples after oral infection in study of African swine fever virus in European wild boars*

Animal, sample source Days postinfection of wild boar
0 1 2 3 5 6 7 9 13 17 20
Wild boar 1
Blood No Ct ND No Ct ND 23
Oropharyngeal swab No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct
Fecal swab No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct
Wild boar 2
Blood No Ct ND No Ct ND 22 20 24
Oropharyngeal swab No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct 37 37 37
Fecal swab No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct 38 No Ct
Wild boar 3
Blood No Ct ND No Ct ND 28 22 23
Oropharyngeal swab No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct 38 34
Fecal swab No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct 37 34 33
Wild boar 4
Blood No Ct ND No Ct ND 25 26 26
Oropharyngeal swab No Ct No Ct No Ct 37 No Ct 34 37
Fecal swab No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct 30 29 33
Wild boar 5
Blood No Ct ND 39 ND 25 23
Oropharyngeal swab No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct 39 35
Fecal swab No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct 29
Wild boar 6
Blood No Ct ND No Ct ND 23 24
Oropharyngeal swab No Ct No Ct No Ct 37 No Ct 34
Fecal swab No Ct No Ct No Ct No Ct 35 32
Domestic pig 1, blood No Ct ND ND ND ND 39 ND No Ct 21 20
Domestic pig 2, blood No Ct ND ND ND ND No Ct ND No Ct 23 ND
Domestic pig 3, blood No Ct ND ND ND ND No Ct ND No Ct No Ct ND 29†

*Ct, cycle threshold; ND, not done because of missing samples. Numbers indicate Ct values.
†Serum sample instead of whole blood sample was used.

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