Genetic Analyses of an H3N8 Influenza Virus Isolate, Causative Strain of the Outbreak of Equine Influenza at the Kanazawa Racecourse in Japan in 2007.

@article{Ito2008GeneticAO,
  title={Genetic Analyses of an H3N8 Influenza Virus Isolate, Causative Strain of the Outbreak of Equine Influenza at the Kanazawa Racecourse in Japan in 2007.},
  author={Mika Ito and Makoto Nagai and Y{\^u}ji Hayakawa and Hirofumi Komae and Naruto Murakami and Syouichi Yotsuya and Shingo Asakura and Y Sakoda and Hiroshi Kida},
  journal={The Journal of veterinary medical science},
  year={2008},
  volume={70 9},
  pages={899-906}
}
In August 2007, an outbreak of equine influenza occurred among vaccinated racehorses with Japanese commercial equine influenza vaccine at Kanazawa Racecourse in Ishikawa prefecture in Japan. Apparent symptoms were pyrexia (38.2-41.0 degrees C) and nasal discharge with or without coughing, although approximately half of the infected horses were subclinical… CONTINUE READING