Virological and Serological Surveillance of Avian Influenza Virus in the Birds of Grenada

@inproceedings{Sabarinath2011VirologicalAS,
  title={Virological and Serological Surveillance of Avian Influenza Virus in the Birds of Grenada},
  author={Arathy Sabarinath and G. Sabarinath and Keshaw Tiwari and Sachin M. Kumthekar and Derek Thomas and Ravindra Sharma},
  year={2011}
}
The zoonotic potential of the circulating influenza subtypes in avian species underscore the importance of surveillance of influenza virus in the avian population. So far there is only one published study in the Caribbean region on the presence of Avian Influenza Virus (AIV) in Barbados. A screening approach based on blood and cloacal and tracheal swabs to study the prevalence of influenza A in the avian population of Grenada was carried out in 2009-2010. We collected 230 blood samples and 230… CONTINUE READING