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Volume 15, Number 12—December 2009

Susceptibility of Poultry to Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus

David E. SwayneComments to Author , Mary Pantin-Jackwood, Darrell Kapczynski, Erica Spackman, and David L. Suarez
Author affiliations: US Department of Agriculture, Athens, Georgia, USA

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Results of testing for influenza A pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus in oropharyngeal swabs of experimental quail

Group Sampling day (days postinoculation) for oropharyngeal swab*
2 4 7 10
Intranasally inoculated 2/5 (100.9) 5/5 (102.8) 0/5 0/5
Contact 0/5 0/5 0/5 0/5

*Number virus positive/total sampled (average titer of positive samples, mean chicken embryo infectious doses). Test results for all cloacal swabs were negative.

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