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Table 1 Infection of chicken oviduct explants with the IBV strains QX and B1648

From: Differences in the tissue tropism to chicken oviduct epithelial cells between avian coronavirus IBV strains QX and B1648 are not related to the sialic acid binding properties of their spike proteins

  IBV QX 12 hpi IBV B1648 12 hpi IBV QX 24 hpi IBV B1648 24 hpi IBV QX 48 hpi IBV B1648 48 hpi
Infundibulum +++ + +++ + ++ -
Magnum +++ - +++ - ++ -
Isthmus ++ - + - + -
Uterus +++ - ++ - + -
  1. Infection score: − no infection detectable, + infection of 1–10 cells, ++ infection of 11–25 cells, +++ infection of 26 and more cells per cryo-section.