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Table 1 List of virological, immunological and environmental variables generated in this study and included in statistical analysis

From: Understanding foot-and-mouth disease virus transmission biology: identification of the indicators of infectiousness

Variable Description
OPF VI Quantity of live virus in oropharyngeal fluid (OPF) (log10 TCID50/mL)
OPF qRT-PCR Quantity of FMDV genome copies in OPF (log10 copies/mL)
Blood VI Quantity of live virus in the blood (log10 TCID50/mL)
Blood qRT-PCR Quantity of FMDV genome copies in blood (log10 copies/mL)
IFN Type-1 interferon in serum (IU/mL)
Nasal fluid VI Quantity of live virus in the nasal fluid (log10 TCID50/mL)
Antibodies FMDV-specific antibodies detected in serum (titre/mL)
Air sample Total airborne FMDV per animal per challenge period