Table 2.

Quantification of latent viral genomes, using whole-ganglion QPCRa

VirusNo. of TG pairsNo. of genomes/TG pair
Mean ± SDRange
17syn+122.0 × 105 ± 1.3 × 105 2.3 × 104–4.9 × 105
KOS/M121.2 × 105 ± 7.5 × 104 3.4 × 104–3.1 × 105
17/1105.2 × 104 ± 3.2 × 104 3.3 × 103–4.3 × 105
KOS/1104.1 × 104 ± 3.0 × 104 2.6 × 103–1.7 × 105
  • a QPCR was performed at 30 days p.i. on DNA extracted from pairs of latently infected TG as described previously (12, 31).