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Table 3 Results of RT-qPCR analysis of selected tissue samples from wild boar (wb) and miniature pigs (mp)

From: Natural and experimental hepatitis E virus genotype 3 - infection in European wild boar is transmissible to domestic pigs

Tissue CT-value Goup 1. Intravenous inoculation of wb Group 2. Intravenous inoculation of mp Group 3. Contact infection of wb and mp
copies/μL RNA wb93 wb95 wb10 wb11 mp30* mp37 mp39 mp40 wb87 mp63 mp68 mp79
Liver 20.7 22.6 24.1 24.6 28.1 32.3 24.3 No CT 23.0 24.2 No CT 35.3
6521.0 2259.6 952.4 685.8 94.6 8.4 834.2 1763.9 888.8 1.5
Gall bladder 24.0 22.0 32.0 31.0 32.5 No CT 27.0 No CT 30.0 No CT No CT 35.9
991.5 3137.8 9.9 17.6 7.3 175.1 31.3 1.0
Duodenum 27.6 27.2 31.4 No CT 34.5 No CT 29.1 No CT 31.1 No CT No CT No CT
124.0 157.0 13.8 2.3 51.3 16.9
Jejunum 31.6 24.9 No CT No CT 34.1 No CT 31.8 No CT 29.6 No CT No CT No CT
12.3 577.0 3.0 11.0 40.3
Ileum 33.3 30.0 34.4 No CT 35.4 No CT 33.8 No CT 29.9 No CT No CT No CT
4.8 31.7 2.6 1.4 3.5 33.1
Caecum 25.9 32.3 35.3 34.8 35.5 No CT 26.5 No CT 25.0 35.9 No CT 35.0
337.7 8.4 1.5 2.0 1.3 23.,9 557.4 1.0 1.8
Colon 34.4 23.7 31.8 34.4 No CT No CT 28.9 33.8 25.0 34.2 No CT No CT
2.6 1171.8 10.8 2.4 60.7 3.6 557.4 2.7
Rectum 24.9 30.2 No CT No CT N. d. No CT 32.6 No CT 33.0 No CT No CT No CT
607.7 28.2 7.2 5.5
Pancreas No CT 34.7 No CT No CT N. d. No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT
2.1
Mandibular LN No CT No CT No CT 33.6 No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT
3.9
Kidney 34.7 33.2 No CT No CT No CT No CT 31.7 No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT
2.0 5.0 11.6
Spleen 31.0 31.7 34.1 34.0 35.8 No CT 32.5 No CT 34.0 No CT No CT No CT
17.6 11.7 3.0 3.1 1.1 7.4 3.1
Heart No CT 33.9 32.6 No CT N. d. No CT No CT No CT 34.6 No CT No CT No CT
3.3 6.9 2.2
Brain 32.3 28.9 No CT No CT N. d. No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT
8.2 59.3
Muscle No CT 30.7 No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT
20.7
Ovary/Testicle No CT 30.9 No CT No CT N. d. No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT
19.1
Uterus/Prostate No CT 30.6 No CT No CT N. d. No CT 35.0 No CT No CT No CT No CT No CT
22.3 1.8
  1. Tissues were taken on days 29 (Group 2) and 28 (Group 1, Group 3). No CT ≥36.0 (= negative). Viral copy numbers in tissues were calculated from CT values determined by RT-qPCR. LN = lymph node. N. d. = not determined. *Sudden death at 1 dpi (after blood collection).