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avian influenza

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A very contagious strain of influenza that affects poultry and can switch species to infect humans. This was the source of the highly virulent 1918 pandemic strain, and the H5N1 strain is...

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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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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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Prototype System for Tracking and Forecasting Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Avian Influenza Spread in North America

A. Townsend Peterson.

in Emerging Avian Disease

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vertebrates. 7570 words.

The recent emergence of a highly pathogenic strain (H5N1) of avian influenza that affects both birds and humans has raised global concern about its spread. Given the rapid spread of the...

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Genetic evolution of H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in domestic poultry in Vietnam between 2011 and 2013

Eun-Kyoung Lee, Hyun-Mi Kang, Kwang-Il Kim, Jun-Gu Choi, Thanh Long To, Tho Dang Nguyen, Byung-Min Song, Jipseol Jeong, Kang-Seuk Choi, Ji-Ye Kim, Hee-Soo Lee, Youn-Jeong Lee and Jae-Hong Kim.

in Poultry Science

April 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 5641 words.

In spite of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 vaccination campaigns for domestic poultry, H5N1 viruses continue to circulate in Vietnam. To estimate the prevalence of avian influenza...

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Persistence of Low-Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N7 and H7N1 Subtypes in House Flies (Diptera: Muscidae)

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 2011; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 4859 words.

Avian influenza caused by avian influenza virus (AIV) has a negative impact on poultry production. Low-pathogenic AIV (LPAIV) is naturally present in wild birds, and the introduction of the...

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Synergistic effects of thymoquinone and curcumin on immune response and anti-viral activity against avian influenza virus (H9N2) in turkeys

S. Umar, M. A. A. Shah, M. T. Munir, M. Yaqoob, M. Fiaz, S. Anjum, K. Kaboudi, M. Bouzouaia, M. Younus, Q. Nisa, M. Iqbal and W. Umar.

in Poultry Science

July 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 5182 words.

The main objective of this study was to determine the possible effects of thymoquinone (TQ) and curcumin (Cur) on immune-response and pathogenesis of H9N2 avian influenza virus (AIV) in...

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Effects of Nigella sativa on immune responses and pathogenesis of avian influenza (H9N2) virus in turkeys

Sajid Umar, Abdul Rehman, Muhammad Younus, Qamar-un-Nisa, Asif Ali, Muhammad Shahzad, Muhammad Ali Abdullah Shah, Muhammad Tanveer Munir, Hassan Bin Aslam and Muhammad Yaqoob.

in The Journal of Applied Poultry Research

March 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 4593 words.

The main objective of this study was to determine the effects of various levels of dietary Nigella sativa seeds on immune-responsiveness and pathogenesis of H9N2 avian influenza virus (AIV)...

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A survey of Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Mycoplasma synovaie with avian influenza H9 subtype in meat-type chicken in Jordan between 2011–2015

Dergham Ahmad Roussan, Ghassan Khawaldeh and Ibrahim Ali Shaheen.

in Poultry Science

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3125 words.

Commercial chickens in Jordan suffer from respiratory disease of undetermined etiology. This study was designed to document the involvement of avian influenza virus (AIV) H9 subtype, Mycopl...

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Experimental infection of SPF and Korean native chickens with highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N8)

Eun-Kyoung Lee, Byung-Min Song, Hyun-Mi Kang, Sang-Hee Woo, Gyeong-Beom Heo, Suk Chan Jung, Yong Ho Park, Youn-Jeong Lee and Jae-Hong Kim.

in Poultry Science

May 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 2681 words.

In 2014, an H5N8 outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) occurred in South Korea. The H5N8 strain produced mild to moderate clinical signs and mortality rates in commercial...

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Immune response in domestic ducks following intradermal delivery of inactivated vaccine against H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus adjuvanted with oligodeoxynucleotides containing CpG motifs

Seong-Su Yuk, Dong-Hun Lee, Jae-Keun Park, Eredene-Ochir TO, Jung-Hoon Kwon, Jin-Yong Noh, Susantha Gomis and Chang-Seon Song.

in Poultry Science

August 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 4401 words.

Ducks are a natural reservoir for H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) viruses, which produces a range of clinical outcomes from asymptomatic infections to severe disease with...

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A modified strategy of multiplex RT-PCR for simultaneous detection of H5, H7, and H9 subtypes of avian influenza virus based on common forward oligo

M. S. Tahir, D. Mehmood, A. U. Sultan, M. H. Saeed, A. R. Khan, F. Ansari, M. M. Salman and K. A. Majeed.

in The Journal of Applied Poultry Research

September 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 2136 words.

Avian influenza virus subtypes H5, H7, and H9 related epidemics are accountable for huge losses to the poultry and avian industry in Pakistan. Well-timed and accurate diagnosis of...

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Lower expression of sialic acid receptors in the cecum of silky fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus Brisson) compared to white leghorn

Deping Han, Yanxin Hu, Kedao Teng and Xuemei Deng.

in Poultry Science

June 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 3007 words.

Avian influenza virus has received increasing attention in recent years because of the potential for recombination with the human virus. Distributions of sialic acid receptors on target...

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Bracing for Armageddon?

William R Clark.

May 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Book. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 224 pages.

Over the past two decades, an enormous effort has been mounted by numerous federal and state agencies to prepare America to defend against the possibility of a catastrophic bioterrorist...

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fowl plague

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Zoology and Animal Sciences.

A disease of birds (including fowl, ducks, and turkeys) which is of considerable commercial importance. Wild birds, particularly waterfowl, are naturally infected but do not normally show...

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Cloning, characterization, and expression analysis of LGP2 cDNA from goose, Anser cygnoides

L. Wei, Y. Song, J. Cui, N. Qu, N. Wang, G. Ouyang, M. Liao and P. Jiao.

in Poultry Science

October 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 3414 words.

Laboratory of genetics and physiology 2 (LGP2) is a homologue of the retinoic acid inducible gene-I and melanoma differentiation associated gene 5 that lacks the caspase activation and...

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Prevalence of avian respiratory viruses in broiler flocks in Egypt

Kareem E. Hassan, Salama A. S. Shany, A. Ali, Al-Hussien M. Dahshan, Azza A. El-Sawah and Magdy F. El-Kady.

in Poultry Science

June 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 5124 words.

In this study, respiratory viral pathogens were screened using real-time RT-PCR in 86 broiler chicken flocks suffering from respiratory diseases problems in 4 Egyptian governorates between...

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Ability of Selected Kenyan Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Species to Transmit West Nile Virus Under Laboratory Conditions

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2011; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3368 words.

West Nile virus (WNV) is currently active in Kenya as evidenced by the detection of antibodies in birds bled as part of an avian influenza surveillance program in 2009. Although WNV has...

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Comparison of different ELISA protocols for the detection of IgA against influenza nucleoproteins in trachea of vaccinated chickens

V. A. Kuttappan, L. R. Bielke, A. D. Wolfenden, L. R. Berghman, G. Tellez, B. M. Hargis and O. B. Faulkner.

in Poultry Science

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 2626 words.

Vaccines targeting mucosal immunity are important for the control of infection by pathogens with mucosal portals of entry, such as avian influenza. However, reliable and effective methods...

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Molecular cloning and immune responsive expression of LGP2 gene, a pivotal member of the RLR gene family from Muscovy duck Cairina moschata

P. R. Jiao, L. M. Wei, Y. F. Song, J. Cui, S. Zhang, F. Han, R. Y. Yuan and M. Liao.

in Poultry Science

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 3814 words.

Laboratory of genetics and physiology 2 (LGP2) is an important intracellular receptor that recognizes viral RNAs in innate immunity. In this study, a novel LGP2 cDNA was identified from the...

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Bird flu (H7N9) outbreak and its implications on the supply chain of poultry meat in China

Shahid G. Khokhar, Qingfei Min and Chao Su.

in The Journal of Applied Poultry Research

June 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 2932 words.

During the past two decades, food safety issues in China not only posed serious threats to Chinese consumers but also damaged the image of Chinese products internationally. In China, food...

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