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Table 1 Summary of HEV RNA-positive Norway rats

From: Hepatitis E virus in Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) captured around a pig farm

Rat ID Sex Length (cm) HEV-RNA ELISA OD450 Virus Isolation
    Liver Spleen Intestine   
11* ND ND - - + 0.10 NT
27 Male 15 - - + 0.33 NT
36 Male 15 - + - 0.17 NT
38 Female 20 - + - 0.38 +
40 Male 20 - + - 0.30 NT
43 Female 15 - - + 0.30 NT
49 Male 19 - + + 0.39 +**
50 Male 18 - - + 0.68 +
51 Male 15 - - + 0.60 NT
53 Male 19 - + - 0.49 NT
  1. * ND: the rat could not be measured because of sample damage
  2. ** HEV was isolated from both the spleen and intestines. NT: not examined