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Volume 20, Number 12—December 2014

Replication and Shedding of MERS-CoV in Upper Respiratory Tract of Inoculated Dromedary Camels

Danielle R. Adney, Neeltje van Doremalen, Vienna R. Brown, Trenton Bushmaker, Dana Scott, Emmie de Wit, Richard A. Bowen1Comments to Author , and Vincent J. Munster1
Author affiliations: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; (D.R. Adney, V.R. Brown, R.A. Bowen); National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, USA (N. van Doremalen, T. Bushmaker, D. Scott, E. de Wit, V.J. Munster)

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Antibody titers against MERS-CoV in dromedary camels inoculated with the virus as determined by 90% plaque reduction assay*

Day Camel 1 Camel 2 Camel 3
0 <10 <10 <10
7 NA† <10 <10
14 NA 40 20
21 NA 80 20
28 NA 40 160
35 NA NA 640
42 NA NA 320

*MERS-CoV, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus.
†NA, serum samples were not available.

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1These senior authors contributed equally to this article.

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