H9N2 influenza viruses possessing H5N1-like internal genomes continue to circulate in poultry in southeastern China.

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The transmission of H9N2 influenza viruses to humans and the realization that the A/Hong Kong/156/97-like (H5N1) (abbreviated HK/156/97) genome complex may be present in H9N2 viruses in southeastern China necessitated a study of the distribution and characterization of H9N2 viruses in poultry in the Hong Kong SAR in 1999. Serological studies indicated that… (More)

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@article{Guan2000H9N2IV, title={H9N2 influenza viruses possessing H5N1-like internal genomes continue to circulate in poultry in southeastern China.}, author={Y Guan and Kennedy Francis Shortridge and Scott L. Krauss and Po San Chin and Kitman C. Dyrting and Trevor Maxwell Ellis and R. G. Webster and Malik JS Peiris}, journal={Journal of virology}, year={2000}, volume={74 20}, pages={9372-80} }