Skip to main content

Table 2 Mean viral shedding days, maximum viral titers, and clinical scores by virus type in cattle bitten by black flies infected with different VSNJV strains

From: Host predilection and transmissibility of vesicular stomatitis New Jersey virus strains in domestic cattle (Bos taurus) and swine (Sus scrofa)

  Virus P
  NJ82AZB NJ82COB NJ06WYE NJOSF  
Viral Shedding Days 5.2 2.1 3.0 2.6 0.103
Maximum Viral Titer (log10 TCID50/mL) 5.46 2.77 5.36 4.1 0.132
Clinical Scores
   Lesion 2.8 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.041
   Shedding 1.0 0.2 0.6 0.6  
   Lameness 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.0  
   Total 4.4a 1.8a,b 2.0a,b 1.6b  
  1. Means with a superscript in common do not differ at the 5% level of significance.
  2. *n= 5 cows/group.