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The public health impact of avian influenza viruses1 2

J. M. Katz, V. Veguilla, J. A. Belser, T. R. Maines, N. Van Hoeven, C. Pappas, K. Hancock and T. M. Tumpey.

in Poultry Science

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. 5718 words.

Influenza viruses with novel hemagglutinin and 1 or more accompanying genes derived from avian influenza viruses sporadically emerge in humans and have the potential to result in a pandemic...

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Consumer Knowledge and Risk Perceptions of Avian Influenza1

J. L. Hsu, K. E. Liu, M.-H. Huang and H. J. Lee.

in Poultry Science

August 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. 5412 words.

This study examined consumer risk perceptions and knowledge of avian influenza and its linkage to behavioral changes in chicken consumption. A consumer survey was administered in 3...

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Preparing for Avian Influenza: Lessons from the “Swine Flu Affair”

Harvey V. Fineberg.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

February 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3822 words.

As a low-likelihood, high-consequence event, the possibility of an influenza pandemic poses a difficult challenge to policymakers. Drawing from the ill-fated swine influenza immunization...

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Are live bird markets reservoirs of avian influenza?1

C. Cardona, K. Yee and T. Carpenter.

in Poultry Science

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. 2813 words.

Live bird markets (LBM) are essential for marketing poultry in many developing countries, and they are a preferred place for many people to purchase poultry for consumption throughout the...

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Swine Influenza Virus: Zoonotic Potential and Vaccination Strategies for the Control of Avian and Swine Influenzas

Eileen Thacker and Bruce Janke.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

February 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4255 words.

Influenza viruses are able to infect humans, swine, and avian species, and swine have long been considered a potential source of new influenza viruses that can infect humans. Swine have...

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Evidence for Subclinical Avian Influenza Virus Infections Among Rural Thai Villagers

Benjawan P. Khuntirat, In-Kyu Yoon, Patrick J. Blair, Whitney S. Krueger, Malinee Chittaganpitch, Shannon D. Putnam, Krongkaew Supawat, Robert V. Gibbons, Sirima Pattamadilok, Pathom Sawanpanyalert, Gary L. Heil, John A. Friary, Ana W. Capuano and Gregory C. Gray.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

October 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4385 words.

Background.  Regions of Thailand reported sporadic outbreaks of A/H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) among poultry between 2004 and 2008....

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Prevalence of avian influenza and sexual selection in ducks

Gergely Hegyi, Anders Pape Møller, Marcel Eens and László Zsolt Garamszegi.

in Behavioral Ecology

January 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4893 words.

Investigations of avian influenza have so far focused on the global circulation and conversion of virus strains and showed that wild waterfowl and especially ducks represent the reservoir...

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A gene-based avian influenza vaccine in poultry1

S. S. Rao, D. Styles, W. Kong, C. Andrews, J. P. Gorres and G. J. Nabel.

in Poultry Science

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. 5519 words.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza A (HPAI) viruses, specifically H5N1 strains, cause widespread morbidity and mortality in domestic and wild bird populations, and recent outbreaks have...

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Avian Influenza (H5N1) Update: Role of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

Michael J. Loeffelholz.

in Laboratory Medicine

May 2011; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology; Microbiology. 5850 words.

This article provides an update on the H5N1 virus and the role of the clinical microbiology laboratory in the diagnosis of H5N1 influenza. Although overshadowed recently by the influenza A...

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Genetic Data Provide Evidence for Wind-Mediated Transmission of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Rolf J.F. Ypma, Marcel Jonges, Arnaud Bataille, Arjan Stegeman, Guus Koch, Michiel van Boven, Marion Koopmans, W. Marijn van Ballegooijen and Jacco Wallinga.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

March 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3762 words.

Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in poultry can cause severe economic damage and represent a public health threat. Development of efficient containment measures requires an...

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Characterization of the low-pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus in South Korea

B.-S. Kim, H.-M. Kang, J.-G. Choi, M.-C. Kim, H.-R. Kim, M.-R. Paek, J.-H. Kwon and Y.-J. Lee.

in Poultry Science

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. 3615 words.

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The low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) virus can serve as a progenitor of the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, so it is important to...

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The susceptibility of magpies to a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus subtype H5N1

K. Y. Kwon, S. J. Joh, M. C. Kim, M. S. Kang, Y. J. Lee, J. H. Kwon and J. H. Kim.

in Poultry Science

June 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. 3332 words.

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Korean wild magpies (Pica pica sericea) were intranasally inoculated with highly pathogenic avian influenza (A/Chicken/Korea/ES/03 virus) (H5N1),...

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Financial effects of the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks on the Turkish broiler producers

Y. Aral, C. Yalcin, Y. Cevger, C. Sipahi and S. Sariozkan.

in Poultry Science

May 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. 2251 words.

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This research aimed at assessing the financial effects of the 2005 to 2006 highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks on Turkish broiler...

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A quantitative genotype algorithm reflecting H5N1 Avian influenza niches

Xiu-Feng Wan, Guorong Chen, Feng Luo, Michael Emch and Ruben Donis.

in Bioinformatics

September 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 5934 words.

Motivation: Computational genotyping analyses are critical for characterizing molecular evolutionary footprints, thus providing important information for designing the...

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Homologous Recombination as an Evolutionary Force in the Avian Influenza A Virus

Cheng-Qiang He, Zhi-Xun Xie, Guan-Zhu Han, Jian-Bao Dong, Dong Wang, Jia-Bo Liu, Le-Yuan Ma, Xiao-Fei Tang, Xi-Ping Liu, Yao-Shan Pang and Guo-Rong Li.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

January 2009; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4267 words.

Avian influenza A viruses (AIVs), including the H5N1, H9N2, and H7N7 subtypes, have been directly transmitted to humans, raising concerns over the possibility of a new influenza pandemic....

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Inactivation of avian influenza virus using four common chemicals and one detergent

R. L. Alphin, K. J. Johnson, B. S. Ladman and E. R. Benson.

in Poultry Science

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. 3509 words.

Five disinfectant chemicals were tested individually for effectiveness against low pathogenic avian influenza virus (LPAIV), A/H7N2/Chick/MinhMa/04, on hard, nonporous surfaces. The tested...

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Survival of Avian H5N1 Influenza A Viruses in Calliphora nigribarbis (Diptera: Calliphoridae)

in Journal of Medical Entomology

July 2009; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 2471 words.

In a previous study, the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 viruses were isolated from blow flies collected at the Tamba Town of Kyoto prefecture during the outbreak period in...

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Evaluation of field and laboratory protocols used to detect avian influenza viruses in wild aquatic birds

T. V. Dormitorio, J. J. Giambrone, K. Guo and G. R. Hepp.

in Poultry Science

September 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. 4878 words.

Careful selection and observance of standard field and laboratory protocols are critical for successful detection and characterization of avian influenza viruses (AIV) from wild birds....

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Proteolytic bacteria in the lower digestive tract of poultry may affect avian influenza virus pathogenicity1

M. D. King, M. N. Guentzel, B. P. Arulanandam, B. Lupiani and J. P. Chambers.

in Poultry Science

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. 4415 words.

Proteolytic cleavage of hemagglutinin is required for cell entry by receptor-mediated endocytosis and plays a key role in pathogenicity of the influenza virus. Despite several studies...

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Avian influenza infection in birds: A challenge and opportunity for the poultry veterinarian1

I. Capua and D. J. Alexander.

in Poultry Science

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. 4313 words.

Influenza A viruses infecting poultry can be divided into 2 groups. The extremely virulent viruses cause highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), with flock mortality as great as 100%....

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