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- Belser, Jessica A., et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2008 v.105 no.21 pp. 7558-7563
- Influenza A virus; birds; conjunctivitis; direct contact; epithelial cells; ferrets; human influenza; humans; microarray technology; models; poultry; respiratory system; sialic acids; viruses; British Columbia; Netherlands; New York; United Kingdom
- ... Avian H7 influenza viruses from both the Eurasian and North American lineage have caused outbreaks in poultry since 2002, with confirmed human infection occurring during outbreaks in The Netherlands, British Columbia, and the United Kingdom. The majority of H7 infections have resulted in self-limiting conjunctivitis, whereas probable human-to-human transmission has been rare. Here, we used glycan ...
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- Belser, Jessica A., et al. Show all 47 Authors
- Vaccine 2011 v.29 no.9 pp. 1836-1843
- Orthomyxoviridae; eggs; hens; human influenza; pandemic; vaccine development; vaccines; viruses
- ... Wild type human influenza viruses do not usually grow well in embryonated hens’ eggs, the substrate of choice for the production of inactivated influenza vaccine, and vaccine viruses need to be developed specifically for this purpose. In the event of a pandemic of influenza, vaccine viruses need to be created with utmost speed. At the onset of the current A(H1N1) pandemic in April 2009, a network ...