TABLE 4.

Virus titers in organs of ferrets infected with HK213Egg virusa

Days p.i.Virus titer (mean log10 EID50 ± SD/g)
Nasal turbinatesLungsTracheaBrainLiverSpleenKidneysHeartPancreasSpinal cord
17.0 ± 1.05.25.3, 5.3b1.1
34.4 ± 0.73.7
60.6
12
  • a Ferrets, anesthetized with isoflurane and xylazine, were intranasally infected with virus (106 PFU/ml). Three animals were euthanized on day 1, 3, 6, or 12 p.i. for virus titration. When virus was not recovered from all of the three animals, individual titers were reported.

  • b —, Virus was not isolated.