Novel reassortant H5N6 highly pathogenic influenza A viruses in Vietnamese quail outbreaks.

Abstract

Avian influenza A H5N6 virus is a highly contagious infectious agent that affects domestic poultry and humans in South Asian countries. Vietnam may be an evolutionary hotspot for influenza viruses and therefore could serve as a source of pandemic strains. In 2015, two novel reassortant H5N6 influenza viruses designated as A/quail/Vietnam/CVVI01/2015 and A… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cimid.2018.01.001

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