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Volume 25, Number 6—June 2019

Novel Orthobunyavirus Causing Severe Kidney Disease in Broiler Chickens, Malaysia, 2014–2017

Vilmos PalyaComments to Author , Edit Walkóné Kovács, Szilvia Marton, Tímea Tatár-Kis, Balázs Felföldi, Barbara Forró, Marianna Domán, and Krisztián Bányai
Author affiliations: Ceva-Phylaxia Veterinary Biologicals Co. Ltd., Budapest, Hungary (V. Palya, E.W. Kovács, T. Tatár-Kis, B. Felföldi); Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest (S. Marton, B. Forró, M. Domán, K. Bányai)

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Viral load in organs of chickens inoculated with orthobunyavirus isolated from broiler chickens with severe kidney disease, Malaysia, 2014*

Inoculation type and date of death, dpi Viral load, log10 TCID50/g
Spleen Kidney Heart Liver Cecal tonsil/intestine Bursa
4 5.8 5.1 NS NS NS NS
5 4.7 5.9 NS NS NS NS
5 4.1 5.7 NS NS NS NS
5 5.3 5.4 NS NS NS NS
5 5.6 6.5 NS NS NS NS
5 5.9 5.8 5.7 4.3 6.3 4.7
6 5.6 6.2 NS NS NS NS
6 5.4 6.8 5.5 4.2 5.6 4.4
26 4.2 Neg NS NS Neg Neg
26 4.7 Neg NS NS Neg Neg
26 4.4 Neg NS NS Neg Neg

*dpi, days postinfection; neg, negative; NS, not sampled; TCID50, 50% tissue culture infective dose.

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