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Volume 29, Number 1—January 2023

Human Immunity and Susceptibility to Influenza A(H3) Viruses of Avian, Equine, and Swine Origin

Elien Vandoorn, Wojciech Stadejek, Isabel Leroux-Roels, Geert Leroux-Roels, Anna Parys, and Kristien Van ReethComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium (E. Vandoorn, W. Stadejek, A. Parys, K. Van Reeth); Ghent University and Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium (I. Leroux-Roels, G. Leroux-Roels)

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Table 1

Characteristics of MucilAir donors and tissues used for study of human susceptibility to influenza A(H3) viruses of avian, equine, and swine origin*

Donor ID Donor no. Age, y/sex Ethnicity Smoking status Tissue type Age of ALI
at inoculation, wk
TEER ± SD, Ω.cm2
ND1 MD0738 32/F Caucasian Nonsmoker Nasal 11 774 ± 27
ND2 MD0436 46/M Caucasian Unknown Nasal 11 1,256 ± 15
ND3 MD0722 61/M Unknown Unknown Nasal 11 611 ± 27
BD1 MD0802 55/F African Nonsmoker Bronchial 9 669 ± 32
BD2 MD0670 15/M Caucasian Nonsmoker Bronchial 11 477 ± 23
BD3 MD0810 52/F Hispanic Nonsmoker Bronchial 11 424 ± 24

*MucilAir, Epithelix Sàrl ( ALI, air–liquid interface; ID, identifier; TEER, transepithelial electrical resistance. †Average and SD on the basis of 12 values as mentioned in the certificate of analysis provided by the manufacturer, Epithelix.

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