PCR is more sensitive than culture for detecting HSV (25,26), and we considered the detection of MaHV1 DNA in a sample as an indication of virus shedding
, although viral load was not obtained through culture or quantitative PCR.
22) In clinical trials with antivirals that directly inhibit virus production, quantitative culture may give information on the duration of infectious virus shedding
and the ability to reduce transmissibility.
Prevalence of neutralizing antibody and virus shedding
in psittacine birds infected with avian polyomavirus.
The duration of mumps virus shedding
after the onset of symptoms.
HIV-infected women have higher rates of human papilloma virus shedding
and higher rates of high grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, and are diagnosed more frequently with vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN) than are women who are not infected, Thomas C.
Although it is spreading quite rapidly, the symptoms are fairly mild and the period of virus shedding
seems to be fairly short as well.
1,2) Hospital infection-control policies have been traditionally oriented toward clinical syndromes and conditions that have been associated with high rates of respiratory virus shedding
(eg, bronchiolitis and croup) .
The publication concludes: "Taken together, these data indicate that a replikin peptide vaccine specifically made against the H5N1 Black Duck/NC/674-964/06 and administered 3 times to the upper-respiratory tract, was capable of protecting chickens from infection and shedding of the homologous virus, which is extremely important because reduced virus shedding
and transmission decreases the potential for H5 LPAI viruses to become HPAI viruses.
Although we did not designed our study to cover the duration of virus shedding
in young dromedaries, our results suggest excretion to be short lived in individual camels.
Memish, analyzed samples from 26 individuals (13 patients and 13 contacts), finding that virus shedding
continued for a significant time.
Kistler et al 20 described an outbreak of PDD in an aviary that developed 24 weeks after exposure of unweaned African grey (Psittacus erithacus) chicks to an ABV infected bird, so it is possible that this chick could have been exposed after hatch and would have had sufficient time to begin virus shedding
Study subjects were checked daily for signs of infection, including stool virus shedding
, and were monitored for signs of acute gastroenteritis.