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Ducks

Known as: Anas, Duck, ducked 
A water bird in the order Anseriformes (subfamily Anatinae (true ducks)) with a broad blunt bill, short legs, webbed feet, and a waddling gait.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Ducks and wild waterfowl perpetuate all strains of influenza viruses in nature. In their natural host, influenza viruses… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Some duck species are potential long-distance vectors; others are more likely to function as sentinels. 
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Free-grazing ducks in rice paddies are a critical factor in the spread and persistence of avian influenza. 
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Wild waterfowl, including ducks, are natural hosts of influenza A viruses. These viruses rarely caused disease in ducks until… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
ABSTRACT Wild waterfowl are the natural reservoir of all influenza A viruses, and these viruses are usually nonpathogenic in… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
ABSTRACT In wild aquatic birds and poultry around the world, influenza A viruses carrying 15 antigenic subtypes of hemagglutinin… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
  • H Chen, G. Deng, +7 authors K. Yu
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 24790230
The pathogenicity of avian H5N1 influenza viruses to mammals has been evolving since the mid-1980s. Here, we demonstrate that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Abstract Influenza A viruses isolated from the cloaca of naturally infected feral ducks replicate in the lungs and in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palearctic.Vol. 1: Ostrich to Ducks… Expand
Review
1976
Review
1976
The signs and symptoms of response to a stressful life event are expressed in two predominant phases: the intrusive state… Expand