Table 6.

Replication of H9N2 influenza viruses in quaila

VirusNo. with virus shedding on indicated day (infectivity titer [log10/0.1 ml])
TracheaCloaca
357357
Qa/HK/G1/974 (>5.0)4 (>5.0)3 (NT)4 (<1)2 (<1)0
Ck/HK/G9/974 (5.0)4 (3.8)2 (2.5)2 (<1)00
Qa/HK/A17/994 (4.8)4 (5.0)4 (3.2)2 (<1)2 (<1)1
  • a Each group contained four animals, none of which showed signs of disease from days 1 to 11. NT, not tested.