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Volume 27, Number 1—January 2021

Susceptibility of Domestic Swine to Experimental Infection with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2

Brad S. PickeringComments to Author , Greg Smith, Mathieu M. Pinette, Carissa Embury-Hyatt, Estella Moffat, Peter Marszal, and Charles E. Lewis
Author affiliations: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (B.S. Pickering); Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Winnipeg (B.S. Pickering, G. Smith, M.M. Pinette, C. Embury-Hyatt, E. Moffat, P. Marszal); Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA (B.S. Pickering, C.E. Lewis)

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Table 2

Detection of SARS-CoV-2 by real-time reverse transcription PCR of samples from experimentally inoculated pigs*

Days postinoculation
Swab specimens 0/57 0/57 0/51 0/45 0/39 0/30 0/24 0/18 0/12 0/6
Nasal wash 0/16 2/16 0/14 0/12 0/12 0/10 0/8 0/6 0/4 0/2
Blood 0/16 0/16 0/14 0/12 0/12 0/10 0/8 0/6 0/4 0/2

*Results are reported as number positive/number of samples collected. Bold text indicates clinically significant findings. SARS-CoV-2, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.

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