TABLE 2

Frequency of reassortment in guinea pigs administered discordant doses of two influenza A viruses

Guinea pig no.Inoculum dose (PFU)aInput mixturebGenotypes of virus isolates (%)c at day 2
% wt% varRwtvar
11 × 1057.592.59.59.581
21 × 1057.592.533067
31 × 1057.592.510090
41 × 1057.592.5351055
51 × 1057.592.5252550
62 × 10612.887.255540
72 × 10612.887.255045
82 × 10612.887.243057
92 × 10612.887.238062
102 × 10612.887.265035
  • a Total for both wt and var viruses.

  • b n = 39 to 40.

  • c n = 20 to 21.