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Table 4 Estimated SAV3 shedding rate into tank-seawater from experimentally bath challenged Atlantic salmon post-smolts

From: Relationship between viral dose and outcome of infection in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., post-smolts bath-challenged with salmonid alphavirus subtype 3

Dose (dpe) Estimated shedding rate ± SEM (TCID50 h−1 kg−1 × 103)
7 10 14 17 22
Low 0.76 ± 0.11 (0%) 1.36 (4%) 1.61 ± 0.28 (28%) 0 (na) 2.90 ± 0.36 (17%)
Medium 2.16 ± 1.20 (17%) 7.11 ± 3.02 (21%) 2.74 ± 0.74 (67%) 13.39 ± 10.96 (na) 21.25 ± 16.08 (88%)
High 2.66 ± 0.05 (63%) 24.13 ± 13.44 (81%) 7.73 ± 5.27 (100%) 4.74 ± 1.81 (na) 6.21 ± 0.02 (81%)
  1. Mean percentage prevalence of viraemic fish is given in brackets.
  2. na: not applicable; dpe: days post-exposure.