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Table 1 Detection of Experimental Rhinovirus 16 Aerosols by Semi-nested RT-PCR of Filter Samples

From: Airborne rhinovirus detection and effect of ultraviolet irradiation on detection by a semi-nested RT-PCR assay

  Nebulizing Solution     
Run Number TCID50 per ml Total ml Nebulized Fractional Sampling Time per Filtera Yieldb Predicted TCID50 per Filterc Positive Filters/Total
VA Run 12 16.1 15.2 0.136 0.041 1.4 3/3
VA Run 17 10.1 24.2 0.085 0.103 2.1 3/3
VA Run 13 6.5 15.0 0.142 0.093 1.3 2/3
VA Run 14 3.3 16.7 0.119 0.072 0.5 0/3
  1. aSampling time of each filter (10 minutes) divided by total run time. bFluorescence yield (observed/expected) for sampling run. cPredicted = TCID50 per ml * Total ml nebulized * Fractional sampling time per filter * Yield.