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Volume 21, Number 12—December 2015

Replication Capacity of Avian Influenza A(H9N2) Virus in Pet Birds and Mammals, Bangladesh

Brian J. Lenny, Karthik Shanmuganatham, Stephanie Sonnberg, Mohammed M. Feeroz, S.M. Rabiul Alam, M. Kamrul Hasan, Lisa Jones-Engel, Pamela McKenzie, Scott Krauss, Robert G. Webster, and Jeremy C. JonesComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee, USA (B.J. Lenny); St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis (B.J. Lenny, K. Shanmuganatham, S. Sonnberg, P. McKenzie, S. Krauss, R.G. Webster, J.C. Jones); Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (M.M. Feeroz, S.M.R. Alam, M.K. Hasan); University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA (L. Jones-Engel)

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Table 2

Detection of avian influenza A(H9N2) virus in swab samples from environment of inoculated birds, Bangladesh*

Bird Sample Swab titer†
1 dpi 2 dpi 3 dpi 4 dpi 5 dpi 6 dpi
Finch Water 3.25 2.5 2.5 1
Parakeet Water 1
Chicken Water 3.25 2.25 4.5 3.5 5.5
Cage 3.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 3.25 2.5
Feces 3 < 3.25 3.75 2.5

*dpi, days post-inoculation; –, below the limit of detection (<0.75 50% egg infectious doses [EID50]/mL).
†Samples were titrated in embryonated chicken eggs and reported as log10 EID50/mL.

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