Avian Influenza Technical Articles


Article published the December 1, 2017:

The pathogenesis of low pathogenicity H7 avian influenza viruses in chickens, ducks and turkeys

Background Avian influenza (AI) virus causes one of the most economically important diseases of poultry worldwide. AI is classified by the world organization for animal health (OIE) into two forms, low pathoge...
Author/s :
Erica SpackmanMary Pantin-Jackwood
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Article published the November 9, 2017:

Disinfectants Against Avian Influenza Viruses

Important Basics Before disinfecting any surface, make sure it is thoroughly clean. Cleaning is the most important part of the phrase “Cleaning and Disinfection,” or C&D. Disinfectants do not w...
Author/s :
David Frame
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Article published the October 19, 2017:

H5N2 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Viruses from the US 2014-2015 outbreak have an unusually long pre-clinical period in turkeys

  Background An H5 HPAIV outbreak that began in December 2014 and lasted 6 months through June 2015 was the 5th highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAIV) outbreak in the US since the 1920’s a...
Author/s :
Darrell KapczynskiDavid SwayneDr. David SuarezErica SpackmanMary Pantin-Jackwood
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Article published the September 14, 2017:

Reassortant Highly Pathogenic Influenza A H5N2 Virus Containing Gene Segments Related to Eurasian H5N8 in British Columbia, Canada, 2014

In late November 2014 higher than normal death losses in a meat turkey and chicken broiler breeder farm in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia initiated a diagnostic investigation that led to the discovery of...
Author/s :
Victoria Bowes
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Article published the August 31, 2017:

H9N2 low pathogenic avian influenza in Pakistan (2012–2015)

Introduction Significant economic losses in the poultry industries due to moderate to high mortality and decreased egg production have resulted from H9N2 low pathogenic avian influenza virus (LPAIV) infections...
Author/s :
Abdul WajidClaudio AfonsoDavid SwayneDr. David Suarez
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Article published the August 18, 2017:

Pathogenicity of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus H5N1 in Naturally Infected Poultry in Egypt

  Introduction Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAIV) H5N1 persists in natural reservoirs of aquatic birds and waterfowl. In 1996 it was discovered that infected wild geese in Southern China wer...
Author/s :
Carol J. CardonaZheng Xing
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Article published the June 9, 2017:

Clinical observations and pathology of the reproductive tract associated with natural infection of an avian influenza (AI) virus in an AI vaccinated layer flock

Introduction In June 2012, a highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus, subtype H7N3, was identified as the cause of a severe disease outbreak in commercial layer farms in the Western State of Jalisco. ...
Author/s :
Juan Carlos Del Río Garcíaseneca comonfort diazSocorro Magdalena Escorcia Martínez
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Article published the March 3, 2017:

David Swayne on Influenza: "You have to develop a very strong culture of biosecurity"

Q: What are the essential measures to prevent avian influenza? A: For most farming situations, the best way is to improve biosecurity on the farm, so that it is practiced every day. Make it a consistent ha...
Author/s :
David Swayne
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Article published the February 24, 2017:

Impact of antigenic and genetic drift on the serologic surveillance of H5N2 avian influenza viruses

  Background Avian Influenza (AI) virus belongs to the Orthomyxoviridae family, Influenzavirus A genus. This virus possesses eight segments of single-stranded RNA genome. Two of these segments encode for...
Author/s :
Eduardo Lucio DecaniniGerardo Nava MoralesSocorro Magdalena Escorcia Martínez
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Article published the February 17, 2017:

Vaccine protection of chickens against antigenically diverse H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza isolates with a live HVT vector vaccine expressing the influenza hemagglutinin gene derived from a clade 2.2 avian influenza virus

1. Introduction Since 1990's, there has been a significant increase in the number of highly pathogenic (HP) avian influenza (AI) outbreaks and also in the number of birds involved in those outbreaks [1,2]. The...
Author/s :
Darrell KapczynskiDr Yannick GardinDr. Mark Jackwood
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