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Table 2 Results of the average duration of latent and incubation period for the inoculated pigs and time to onset of infectiousness and clinical signs for the contact pigs

From: Dynamics of African swine fever virus shedding and excretion in domestic pigs infected by intramuscular inoculation and contact transmission

  Inoculated pigs Within-pen contact pigs Between-pen contact pigs
Samples Latent period* Time to onset of infectiousness†
Blood ‡ 4.8 (± 1.3) 10.3 (± 1.6) 13.9 (± 3.0)
Blood § 3.6 (± 1.0) 10.4 (± 1.4) 13.1 (± 3.0)
Oral swab ‡ 5.4 (± 1.3) 8.5 (± 1.5) 9.2 (± 1.5)
Nasal swab ‡ 5.4 (± 1.4) 7.6 (± 2.6) 11.3 (± 0.5)
Rectal swab ‡ 4.9 (± 1.4) 9.3 (± 2.9) 11.0 (± 1.6)
  Incubation period* Time to onset of clinical signs†
Clinical score >3 4.4 (± 1.0) 9.9 (± 1.6) 12.7 (± 2.0)
  1. *Average number of days post inoculation (± standard deviation).
  2. †Average number of days post exposure (± standard deviation).
  3. ‡Results by quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction.
  4. §Results by virus titration.