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Type: Journal article
Title: Highly pathogenic reassortant avian influenza A(H5N1) virus clade 2.3.2.1a in poultry, Bhutan
Author: Marinova-Petkova, A.
Franks, J.
Tenzin, S.
Dahal, N.
Dukpa, K.
Dorjee, J.
Feeroz, M.
Rehg, J.
Barman, S.
Krauss, S.
McKenzie, P.
Webby, R.
Webster, R.
Citation: Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2016; 22(12):2137-2141
Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Issue Date: 2016
ISSN: 1080-6040
1080-6059
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Atanaska Marinova-Petkova, John Franks, Sangay Tenzin, Narapati Dahal, Kinzang Dukpa, Jambay Dorjee, Mohammed M. Feeroz, Jerold E. Rehg, Subrata Barman, Scott Krauss, Pamela McKenzie, Richard Webby, and Robert G. Webster
Abstract: Highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1), clade 2.3.2.1a, with an H9-like polymerase basic protein 1 gene, isolated in Bhutan in 2012, replicated faster in vitro than its H5N1 parental genotype and was transmitted more efficiently in a chicken model. These properties likely help limit/eradicate outbreaks, combined with strict control measures.
Keywords: Animals; Poultry; Humans; Reassortant Viruses; Risk; Disease Outbreaks; Phylogeny; Genotype; Bhutan; Influenza, Human; Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype; Influenza in Birds; Geography, Medical
Rights: Emerging Infectious Diseases is published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a U.S. Government agency. Therefore, materials published in Emerging Infectious Diseases, including text, figures, tables, and photographs are in the public domain and can be reprinted or used without permission with proper citation.
RMID: 0030059265
DOI: 10.3201/eid2212.160611
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