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Table 1 Replication of the African swine fever virus strain (VNUA/HY/Vietnam) in infected pigs

From: Pathogenicity of an African swine fever virus strain isolated in Vietnam and alternative diagnostic specimens for early detection of viral infection

Viral load Virus titer (copy numbers of the viral p72 gene) in tissues of dead pigs (n = 10)
Liver Spleen Lymph node Tonsil Heart Lung Kidney Colon Ear tissue
Inguinal Mesenteric Submandibular
Mean ± SD 1.5 × 106 ± 2.4 × 106 6.5 × 105 ± 4.1 × 105 2.9 × 105 ± 2.8 × 105 2.9 × 105 ± 1.9 × 105 2.8 × 105 ±
1.5 × 105
2.2 × 105 ± 2.1 × 105 9.9 × 104 ± 1.6 × 105 2.9 × 105 ± 2.0 × 105 6.3 × 104 ± 7.0 × 104 1.6 × 105 ± 3.0 × 105 2.5 × 105 ± 3.3 × 105
Highest 7.8 × 106 1.4 × 106 1.1 × 106 6.5 × 105 5.2 × 105 6.8 × 105 5.6 × 105 6.4 × 105 2.6 × 105 1.0 × 106 1.2 × 106
Lowest 4.2 × 104 1.1 × 103 4.8 × 104 8.3 × 104 1.1 × 104 1.9 × 104 1.1 × 104 8.2 × 104 1.9 × 104 2.0 × 104 1.7 × 104