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Volume 21, Number 12—December 2015

Hendra Virus Infection in Dog, Australia, 2013

Peter D. KirklandComments to Author , Melinda Gabor, Ian Poe, Kristie Neale, Kim Chaffey, Deborah S. Finlaison, Xingnian Gu, Paul M. Hick, Andrew J. Read, Therese Wright, and Deborah Middleton
Author affiliations: Elizabeth Macarthur Agriculture Institute, Menangle. New South Wales, Australia (P.D. Kirkland, M. Gabor, D.S. Finlaison, X. Gu, P.M. Hick, A.J. Read); North Coast Local Lands Services (formerly Mid Coast Livestock Health and Pest Authority), Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia (I. Poe); Macksville Veterinary Clinic, Macksville, New South Wales, Australia (K. Neale, K. Chaffey); University of Sydney, Camden, New South Wales, Australia (P.M. Hick); NSW Department of Primary Industries, Orange, New South Wales, Australia (T. Wright); Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia (D. Middleton)

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Table 2

Hendra virus RNA levels in tissues and blood of Hendra virus–infected dog, Australia, 2013*

Sample RNA level†
Blood (in EDTA) 33.36
Pharynx 36.52
Soft palate 35.08
Lymph node
Submandibular ND
Mandibular 33.91
Bronchial 28.32
Tracheobronchial 28.26
Axillary 32.87
Spleen 29.64
Lung 35.00
Myocardium 28.62
Liver 27.65
Kidney 29.03
Adrenal 34.06
Small 35.01
Spinal cord
Olfactory 34.84
Occipital 34.38
Cerebellum ND
Brain stem
Meninges ND
Turbinate ND
Trigeminal ganglion ND
Brachial nerve ND

*ND, not detected.
†Cycle threshold.

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