Influenza A Virus, Avian

Known as: Plague Virus, Fowl, Virus, Fowl Plague, Bird Flu Virus 
A subtype of type A influenza virus found chiefly in birds, but infections with these viruses can occur in humans.
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Although extensive data exist on avian influenza in wild birds in North America, limited information is available from elsewhere… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Position-specific entropy profiles created from scanning 306 human and 95 avian influenza A viral genomes showed that 228 of 4591… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Mammalian influenza viruses are descendants of avian strains that crossed the species barrier and underwent further adaptation… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
H5N1 avian influenza virus (AIV) has emerged as a pathogenic entity for a variety of species, including humans, in recent years… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Highly pathogenic avian influenza A viruses of subtypes H5 and H7 are the causative agents of fowl plague in poultry. Influenza A… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
A highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, H5N1, caused disease outbreaks in poultry in China and seven other east Asian… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND An outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza A virus subtype H7N7 started at the end of February, 2003, in… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
A real-time reverse transcriptase PCR (RRT-PCR) assay based on the avian influenza virus matrix gene was developed for the rapid… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Interspecies transmission of influenza A viruses circulating in wild aquatic birds occasionally results in influenza outbreaks in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND In May, 1997, a 3-year-old boy in Hong Kong was admitted to the hospital and subsequently died from influenza… (More)
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