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Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus and generation of novel reassortants, United States, 2014-2015

Author:
Lee, Dong-Hun, Bahl, Justin, Torchetti, Mia Kim, Killian, Mary Lea, lp, Hon S., DeLiberto, Thomas J., Swayne, David E.
Source:
Emerging infectious diseases 2016 v.22 no.7 pp. 1283-1285
ISSN:
1080-6059
Subject:
Influenza A virus, autumn, avian influenza, emerging diseases, migratory behavior, pathogen identification, phylogeny, sequence analysis, virulent strains, viruses, United States
Abstract:
Asian highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) viruses spread into North America in 2014 during autumn bird migration. Complete genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of 32 H5 viruses identified novel H5N1, H5N2, and H5N8 viruses that emerged in late 2014 through reassortment with North American low-pathogenicity avian influenza viruses.
Agid:
62897
Handle:
10113/62897