TABLE 7.

Rotavirus detection in the gut and liver following parenteral inoculation of neonatal mice

VirusRouteNo. (%) positive/total in:Mean titer (range) ina:
GutLiverGutLiver
RRVi.p.10/10 (100)10/10 (100)4.8 ± 0.8 (3.3-5.6)5.3 ± 1.0 (3.0-6.6)
s.c.2/9 (22)6/9 (66)2.7 ± 0.0 (2.7-2.7)2.4 ± 0.5 (1.7-3.1)
SA11-Cl4i.p.9/10 (90)10/10 (100)3.6 ± 0.5 (2.7-4.2)3.2 ± 0.6 (1.7-3.9)
s.c.0/100/10
B223i.p.2/10 (20)0/103.0 ± 0.0 (3.0-3.0)
s.c.0/100/10
  • a Gut and liver virus titers expressed as geometric mean of the log PFU per milliliter of tissue homogenate ± standard deviation calculated from only tissues with a measurable virus titer.