Table 3.

Viral load data for the four HEV strains

Virus strainSampleNominal concn (log10 copies/ml)No. of samplesObserved viral load (log10 copies/ml)
Geometric meanSD95% CIaMedianMinimumMaximum
HRC-HE104136.2125.840.645.43, 6.245.774.827.48
115.2124.740.684.31, 5.174.723.636.40
34.2113.850.673.40, 4.303.843.115.64
183.293.040.662.53, 3.542.962.404.49
172.261.980.371.59, 2.371.941.432.40
191.240.101.27−1.93, 2.120.00−1.001.38
JRC-HE3206.4126.160.725.70, 6.616.154.437.70
235.4125.071.094.38, 5.765.142.157.00
44.4124.210.673.79, 4.634.272.605.58
123.4103.400.602.97, 3.833.202.925.00
102.462.431.031.35, 3.522.361.264.11
61.431.402.39−4.53, 7.341.43−1.003.78
RKI15.1124.630.594.26, 5.014.573.916.26
84.1103.770.613.33, 4.213.633.205.26
23.192.830.692.30, 3.372.631.774.28
162.161.681.540.06, 3.301.80−1.003.28
211.13−0.321.18−3.25, 2.61−1.00−1.001.04
HRC-HE1555.0124.560.694.12, 5.004.443.286.28
144.0103.400.383.13, 3.673.442.634.04
93.081.831.850.28, 3.382.46−1.004.20
152.061.021.83−0.90, 2.941.35−1.003.85
221.03−1.000.00−1.00−1.00−1.00
  • a 95% CI, 95% confidence interval for the geometric mean.