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Table 1 Virus isolation and titration data from Culicoides sonorensis infected with EHDV-7 after feeding on white-tailed deer with either a low-titer or high-titer viremia

From: Vector competence of Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) to epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus serotype 7

  Low-titer viremiaa High-titer viremiab
dpfc % VI positive (no. positive/n) Virus titer per midged (n) % VI positive (no. positive/n) Virus titer per midged (n)
0 33 (5/15) <2.3(5) 100 (25/25) <2.3(18), 2.3(4), 2.5 (3)
4 0 (0/8)   29 (7/24) <2.3(7)
5 0 (0/3)   39 (10/26) <2.3(10)
6 0 (0/2)   47 (9/19) <2.3(7), 2.3(2)
7 5 (1/21) <2.3(1) 28 (9/32) <2.3(9)
8    39 (7/18) <2.3(7)
9 33 (1/3) <2.3(1) 45 (5/11) <2.3(5)
10 0 (0/1)   45 (15/33) <2.3(11), 2.3, 2.63, 2.97, 3.3
11 0 (0/1)   40 (8/20) <2.3(7), 3.1
12 10 (2/21) <2.3(2) 52 (23/44) <2.3(14), 2.3 (3), 2.5 (2), 2.73 (3), 3.8
13 3 (1/35) <2.3 (1) 39 (9/23) <2.3 (3), 2.63 (4), 2.97, 3.63
14 0 (0/14)   61 (19/31) <2.3(13), 2.63, 2.73, 2.8, 2.97, 3.1, 3.8
15    44 (18/41) <2.3(6), 2.8 (2), 2.87 (2), 2.97 (2), 3.1 (2), 3.63, 3.73, 3.8, 3.87
16 5 (1/21) <2.3(1) 61 (17/28) <2.3(5), 2.5 (2), 2.63, 2.73, 3.1 (2), 3.3 (2), 3.63, 3.8, 4.1, 4.63
Totale 5 (6/130)   45 (156/350)  
  1. a viremic WTD had a mean virus titer of 103.59 TCID50/ml (range, 103.1- 103.9 TCID50/ml).
  2. b viremic WTD had a mean virus titer of 107.24 TCID50/ml (range from 107.03- 107.6 TCID50/ml).
  3. c days post-feeding.
  4. d log10 TCID50/midge.
  5. e includes data from day 4 – 16 dpf.