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Avian Coronavirus in Wild Aquatic Birds
ABSTRACT We detected a high prevalence (12.5%) of novel avian coronaviruses in aquatic wild birds. Phylogenetic analyses of these coronaviruses suggest that there is a diversity of gammacoronavirusesExpand
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Breeding and mortality of Oriental White-backed Vulture Gyps bengalensis in Punjab Province, Pakistan
Populations of Oriental White-backed Vulture Gyps bengalensis and Long-billed Vulture G. indicus declined in India between the mid 1980s and late 1990s. Regional reports from India described declinesExpand
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Pathogenicity and Vaccine Efficacy of Different Clades of Asian H5N1 Avian Influenza A Viruses in Domestic Ducks
ABSTRACT Waterfowl represent the natural reservoir of all subtypes of influenza A viruses, including H5N1. Ducks are especially considered major contributors to the spread of H5N1 influenza A virusesExpand
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PATHOLOGY AND PROPOSED PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF DICLOFENAC POISONING IN FREE-LIVING AND EXPERIMENTALLY EXPOSED ORIENTAL WHITE-BACKED VULTURES (GYPS BENGALENSIS)
Oriental white-backed vultures (Gyps bengalensis; OWBVs) died of renal failure when they ingested diclofenac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), in tissues of domestic livestock. AcuteExpand
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Rapid population declines and mortality clusters in three Oriental white-backed vulture Gyps bengalensis colonies in Pakistan due to diclofenac poisoning
The population declines affecting Asian Gyps vultures are among the most rapid and geographically widespread recorded for any species. This paper describes the rates and patterns of mortality andExpand
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Migration of Whooper Swans and Outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 Virus in Eastern Asia
Evaluating the potential involvement of wild avifauna in the emergence of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 (hereafter H5N1) requires detailed analyses of temporal and spatial relationshipsExpand
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Vulture restaurants and their role in reducing diclofenac exposure in Asian vultures
Summary The provision of supplementary food at vulture restaurants is a well-established tool in the conservation of vulture species. Among their many applications, vulture restaurants are used toExpand
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IMPLICATIONS OF WILDLIFE TRADE ON THE MOVEMENT OF AVIAN INFLUENZA AND OTHER INFECTIOUS DISEASES 1,2
The global trade in wildlife provides disease transmission mechanisms that not only result in human disease outbreaks, but also threaten livestock, international trade, rural livelihoods, nativeExpand
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A Novel Group of Avian Astroviruses in Wild Aquatic Birds
ABSTRACT Using a pan-astrovirus reverse transcription-PCR assay, a great diversity of novel avastroviruses was detected from wild bird and poultry samples. Two groups of astroviruses detected fromExpand
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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus among Wild Birds in Mongolia
Mongolia combines a near absence of domestic poultry, with an abundance of migratory waterbirds, to create an ideal location to study the epidemiology of highly pathogenic avian influenza virusExpand
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