Transmission of Eurasian avian H2 influenza virus to shorebirds in North America.

Abstract

Influenza A virus of the H2 subtype caused a serious pandemic in 1957 and may cause similar outbreaks in the future. To assess the evolution and the antigenic relationships of avian influenza H2 viruses, we sequenced the haemagglutinin (HA) genes of H2 isolates from shorebirds, ducks and poultry in North America and derived a phylogenetic tree to establish… (More)

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@article{Makarova1999TransmissionOE, title={Transmission of Eurasian avian H2 influenza virus to shorebirds in North America.}, author={Natalia V. Makarova and N. V. Kaverin and S. Krauss and Dennis A. Senne and R. G. Webster}, journal={The Journal of general virology}, year={1999}, volume={80 ( Pt 12)}, pages={3167-71} }