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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
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Wild birds have been implicated in the expansion of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N1) outbreaks across Asia, the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Thailand has recently had 3 epidemic waves of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI); virus was again detected in July 2005… Expand
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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
Wild waterfowl are the natural reservoir of all influenza A viruses, and these viruses are usually nonpathogenic in these birds… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In wild aquatic birds and poultry around the world, influenza A viruses carrying 15 antigenic subtypes of hemagglutinin (HA) and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
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
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Waterfowl are the natural reservoir of all influenza A viruses, which are usually nonpathogenic in wild aquatic birds. However… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
A highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, H5N1, caused disease outbreaks in poultry in China and seven other east Asian… 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
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