TABLE 2.

Infection of Syrian hamsters with PTV reassortants

GenotypeaNo. infectedNo. deadMortality (%)bNo. dead/no. infected (MTD[days]) at virus dose (log10PFU)b:Log LD50
4.72.70.7
A/A/A605896.720/20 (3.1)20/20 (3.9)18/20 (4.3)<0.7
B/A/A302893.310/10 (3.7)10/10 (4.0)8/10 (3.4)<0.7
A/B/A544787.010/17 (3.8)17/17 (4.8)20/20 (5.8)1.5
B/B/A301963.38/10 (5.0)8/10 (7.0)1/10 (7.0)2.2
B/A/B30930.05/10 (6.0)3/10 (5.3)1/10 (6.0)4.7
A/B/B3013.31/10 (6.0)0/100/10>4.7
A/A/B3000.00/100/100/10>4.7
B/B/B6000.00/150/150/15>4.7
  • a L/M/S RNA segment convention.

  • b Cumulated for all three dose groups.