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Table 1 Results of virus isolation, RT-PCR (OPF swabs only), antibody detection and detection of FMD clinical signs

From: Quantification of transmission of foot-and-mouth disease virus caused by an environment contaminated with secretions and excretions from infected calves

Exp a Calf ID I:C b Group FMDV detection by virus isolation in OPF swabs (in log10 titres),blood(v), urine(u) and faeces(f) samples and by RT-PCR (OPF swabs only, in bold or as ≡) Antibody detection Clin c Inf d
     days post infection of the inoculated calves NS-ELISA VNT  
     1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20     
DC 3643 I  e 2.2 f ,vg 2.6,v,uh 3.8,v,u 2.0,u - - - - - - - -        + + Yes Yes
  3644 C   - - - - 1.5 -,v,u 2.1,v 1.4,v 1.7,u - - 1.2        + + Yes Yes
  3645 I   - - ≡,v 2.5,v,fi 2.6,v 0.9,u 1.2,u 0.7 0.7 - - - - -        + + Yes Yes
  3646 C   - - - - - 3.8 4.3,v 3.0,v,u 3.0,u -,u 0.4 - -        + + Yes Yes
  3647 I   - - - - - - - - - - - - -,u        + + No No
  3648 C   - - - - - - - - - - - - - -        - - No No
  3649 I   - - 0.7,v 2.3,v,u 3.4,v 0.9,u -,u -,u - - - - - -        + + Yes Yes
  3650 C   - - - - - 2.3,v,u 1.6,v,u,f 0.4,u,f ≡,u 0.9 0.4 -,u - -        + + Yes Yes
  3651 I   - - 1.4 4.2 1.7 0.4 - - - - - - -        + + Yes Yes
  3652 C   - - - - - - - 0.4 - - - - - -        + + No Yes
IC 3653 I A - - n.tj 1.7,v,u 3.4,v 2.1,u                - - Yes Yes
  3654 I A - 6.0,v 4.6,v 3.7,v,f 1.7                - - Yes Yes
  3657 C1 A    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - No No
  3658 C1 A    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - No No
  3661 C2 A       - - - - - 3.7,v ≡,v,u ≡,v,u 2.4 ≡,u - - - + + Yes Yes
  3662 C2 A       - - - - 2.0 ≡,v 1.3,v 3.8,v,u 3.5,v,u 3.6,u - + + Yes Yes
  3655 I B - - 2.1 5.2,v 4.9,v,u 2.6,u                - - No Yes
  3656 I B - 0.4 ≡,v 3.2,v,u 5.0,v,u,f 3.5,u                - - No Yes
  3659 C1 B    - - 1.9 2.0 3.6,v,f 4.9,v,u 4.1,v,u 3.4,u - 1.2 - - - - - - - - + + Yes Yes
  3660 C1 B    - - - - 0.9 1.3,u 0.7 1.0 - - - - - - - - - - - - Yes Yes
  3663 C2 B       - - - - - - - 2.4 0.7 1.6 3.3,u 2.3,u - - + + Yes Yes
  3664 C2 B       - 0.4 1.0 1.9 3.0,v 5.2,v ≡,v 2.6 0.4 - - - - - + + Yes Yes
  1. aExp=experiment: DC=direct contact, IC=indirect contact; bI=inoculated, C=contact animal; cClin=clinical signs; dInf=infectious; eresults of virus isolation (VI) and RT-PCR of oral swab sample: - = VI and RT-PCR negative, ≡ = VI negative and RT-PCR positive; foral swab sample scored positive for FMDV by VI (log10 pfu/mL), RT-PCR positive samples are indicated in bold; gv=viraemia: blood sample scored positive for FMDV by VI; hu=urine sample scored positive for FMDV by VI; if=faeces sample scored positive for FMDV by VI; jn.t.=not tested. Table in which the PCR positive samples are indicated (thus either the ≡ or VI titres in bold) in an effort to help with the editorial of this table.