Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link
Volume 27, Number 9—September 2021

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in Farmed Mink (Neovison vison), Poland

Lukasz Rabalski, Maciej Kosinski, Teemu Smura, Kirsi Aaltonen, Ravi Kant, Tarja Sironen, Bogusław Szewczyk, and Maciej GrzybekComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland (L. Rabalski, M. Kosinski, B. Szewczyk); University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (T. Smura, K. Aaltonen, R. Kant, T. Sironen); Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland (M. Grzybek)

Main Article

Table 1

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 by different techniques in samples collected from 19 farmed mink, Poland*

Sample name Cp for RdRP gene† Cp for E gene† Antigen in swab specimen Antigen in serum, concentration of N protein, pg/mL Sequence obtained
mink_­4 ND 24.90 Strong positive 46.86 Full
mink_­5 24.36 16.88 Strong positive 3.30 Full
mink_­6 ND 34.88 Negative ND Partial
mink_­20 ND ND Positive 132.24 Partial
mink_27 ND 35.06 Negative ND Partial
mink_­36 ND ND Positive 271.30 Partial
mink_39 ND ND Negative 35.59 Partial
mink_­42 ND 25.62 Positive ND Full
mink_­46 34.93 22.75 Positive ND Full
mink_­48 29.89 22.52 Strong positive ND Full
mink_­49 ND 27.79 Positive ND Full
mink_­50 32.39 21.61 Strong positive ND Full
mink_­63 Negative 19.30 Partial
mink_­67 36.88 23.34 Positive ND Full
mink_­70 ND 24.40 Positive ND Partial
mink_­76 32.53 22.73 Positive ND Full
mink_­77 32.87 20.30 Strong positive ND Full
mink_­83 15.39 21.77 Strong positive 91.57 Full
mink_­88 ND 33.99 Positive ND Full
Positive control 16.91 23.31 ND ND ND

*Samples in bold are considered positive for SARS-CoV-2 by nucleic acid amplification, serologic analysis, or next-generation sequencing. Cp, crossing point; E, envelope; N, nucleocapsid; ND, not detected; NTC, no template control; RdRp, RNA-dependent RNA polymerase; SARS-CoV-2, severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2. †By reverse transcription quantitative PCR.

Main Article

Page created: June 16, 2021
Page updated: December 08, 2021
Page reviewed: December 08, 2021
The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by any of the groups named above.