Failure to infect pigs co-housed with ducks or chickens infected experimentally with A/turkey/Turkey/1/2005 (H5N1) highly pathogenic avian influenza virus.


To simulate a field situation in which pigs are in close contact with poultry and thus provide a potential mixing vessel for avian, swine and human influenza viruses, uninfected pigs were placed in contact with Pekin ducks or chickens infected with a H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus. To sustain prolonged exposure, newly inoculated birds… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2012.11.040


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