Genetic and biological characterization of avian influenza H5N1 viruses isolated from wild birds and poultry in Western Siberia

Abstract

Three viruses included in the study were isolated from dead birds (A/duck/Omsk/1822/2006, A/chicken/Reshoty/02/2006, and A/duck/Tuva/01/2006), whereas the virus A/common gull/Chany/P/2006 was isolated from an apparently healthy gull during outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Russia in 2006. The intravenous pathogenicity index (IVPI) of viruses… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00705-010-0676-2

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