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Research Article

Detection and Isolation of Airborne Influenza A H3N2 Virus Using a Sioutas Personal Cascade Impactor Sampler

Table 2

Detection and isolation of influenza H3N2 virus in concentrated virus collection media.

RT-PCR detection and virus isolation
Site 1Site 2Site 3Site 4Site 5Site 6Site 7

SKC BioSamplerDa, VIbD, VID, VI—, ——, ——, ——, —
 Filter positionCutoff size
  Stage A>2.5  mD, VI—, ——, ——, ——, ——, ——, —
  Stage B1.0–2.5  mD, ——, ——, ——, ——, ——, ——, —
  Stage C0.5–1.0  mD, VID, VID, VI—, ——, ——, ——, —
  Stage D0.25–0.5  mD, VID, VID, VI—, ——, ——, ——, —
  After-filter<0.25  mD, VID, — D, VI—, ——, ——, ——, —

D: detection of viral RNA by RT-PCR.
bVI: virus isolation.

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