Analysis of H5N1 avian influenza infections from wild bird surveillance in Hong Kong from January 2006 to October 2007.

@article{Ellis2009AnalysisOH,
  title={Analysis of H5N1 avian influenza infections from wild bird surveillance in Hong Kong from January 2006 to October 2007.},
  author={T. M. R. Ellis and Kitman C. Dyrting and Chun Wai Wong and Brad Chadwick and Cassius Chan and Micah Chiang and Clara Li and Pamela Stokes Li and Gavin J D Smith and Yi Guan and J. S. Malik Peiris},
  journal={Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={107-19}
}
Intensive surveillance of dead wild birds for H5N1 avian influenza infection is conducted in Hong Kong. Between January 2006 and October 2007 pooled cloacal and tracheal swabs from 17692 dead wild birds (from 16 different orders including 82 genera) were tested and 33 H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses were isolated. No H5N1 infection has… CONTINUE READING