Table 3.

Detection of JSRV proviral DNA in cells from mediastinal lymph nodes and PBMC of experimentally infected lambs

Cell typeNo. of replicates positive for JSRV at:
7 d.p.i. in animal no.:14 d.p.i. in animal no.:21 d.p.i. in animal no.:28 d.p.i. in animal no.:
CD4+ 1000020001232
CD8+ 0012021201110
B cells0010021110101
Adherent cells0120150031115
  • ↵a Lambs with histological evidence of SPA. Each reaction contained 100 ng of genomic DNA and eight replicates per sample.