TABLE 2

Organs in which the presence of SBV mRNA was evaluated by in situ hybridization

OrganPresence of mRNAa
SBVSBVp32Controls
Mouse 1Mouse 2Mouse 3Mouse 4Mouse 5Mouse 6
Salivary gland00+000
Mandibular lymph node+0++++++++0ND
Pharynx00ND000
Thyroid gland0NDND0ND0
Lungs000000
Thymus0NDNDNDND0
Heart000++00
Liver+++0++++++++++++00
Spleen+++++0++++++++++00
Kidney00+++000
Testis000000
Cerebellum000000
Brain stem000000
Cerebrum000000
Stomach000000
Small intestine00+++00
Large intestine000++00
Pancreas000000
Mesenteric lymph node++ND+++++ND00
Spinal cord000000
Bone marrow++++0++++++++++00
  • a Mice 1 to 6 are individual animals. 0, no positive cells; +, single positive cells; ++, small number of positive cells; +++, small to moderate number of positive cells; ++++, moderate number of positive cells; +++++, moderate to large number of positive cells; ++++++, large number of positive cells; ND, not determined.