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- Takada, Ayato, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Virology journal 2013 v.10 no.1 pp. 2016
- Influenza A virus; brain; chickens; death; disease severity; ducks; genes; hosts; influenza; lungs; microbial growth; pathogenicity; swans; tissues; viruses
- ... BACKGROUND: Wild ducks are the natural hosts of influenza A viruses. Duck influenza, therefore, has been believed inapparent infection with influenza A viruses, including highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (HPAIVs) in chickens. In fact, ducks experimentally infected with an HPAIV strain, A/Hong Kong/483/1997 (H5N1) (HK483), did not show any clinical signs. Another HPAIV strain, A/whooper sw ...
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