Livestock Susceptibility to Infection with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus
, Judith M.A. van den Brand1
, W. Widagdo1
, Marta Muñoz, Stalin Raj, Debby Schipper, David Solanes, Ivan Cordón, Albert Bensaid, Bart L. Haagmans, and Joaquim Segalés
Author affiliations: Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal, Barcelona, Spain (J. Vergara-Alert, M. Muñoz, D. Solanes, I. Cordón, A. Bensaid, J. Segalés); Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (J.M.A. van den Brand, W. Widagdo, V.S. Raj, D. Schipper, B.L. Haagmans); Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona (J. Segalés)
Figure 2. MERS-CoV viral RNA in respiratory tissues of llamas (A) and pigs (B). Viral RNA was determined in tissue homogenates at postinoculation days 4 and 24. Error bars indicate SDs when results were positive in >1 animal. Dashed lines depict the detection limit of the assays (Ct ≤40). Ct, cycle threshold; MERS-CoV, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus; PI, postinoculation.
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