Risk factors for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 infection in backyard chicken farms, Thailand.

@article{Paul2011RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 infection in backyard chicken farms, Thailand.},
  author={Mathilde C{\'e}cile Paul and Sirichai Wongnarkpet and Patrick Gasqui and Chaithep Poolkhet and Sukanya Thongratsakul and Christian Ducrot and François Louis Roger},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2011},
  volume={118 3},
  pages={209-16}
}
To reduce the risk of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 infection in humans, the pathways by which HPAI is spread in poultry must be determined. Backyard poultry farmers are particularly vulnerable to the threat of HPAI, with both their health and livelihoods at risk. Identifying the risk factors for HPAI infection in backyard farms should allow control measures to be better targeted. To study the risk factors of HPAI H5N1 infection, we carried out a case-control study on backyard… CONTINUE READING

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