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The 2005/2006 avian influenza monitoring of wild birds and commercial poultry in Switzerland


Dalessi, S; Hoop, R K; Engels, M (2007). The 2005/2006 avian influenza monitoring of wild birds and commercial poultry in Switzerland. Avian Diseases, 51(s1):355-358.

Abstract

In October 2005, the second Swiss national avian influenza monitoring in wild waterfowl and commercial poultry
with free range management started. Cloacal swabs were examined by real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction for bothMgene of influenza A virus and H5 subtype. The monitoring (more than 2000 samples tested) documented the introduction of H5N1 in Swiss wild waterfowl in mid-February 2006. Until the end of March, 29 water bird carcasses were found H5 positive. In the same period, domestic poultry flocks with a permit of free-range management were kept under surveillance, with negative results.

Abstract

In October 2005, the second Swiss national avian influenza monitoring in wild waterfowl and commercial poultry
with free range management started. Cloacal swabs were examined by real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction for bothMgene of influenza A virus and H5 subtype. The monitoring (more than 2000 samples tested) documented the introduction of H5N1 in Swiss wild waterfowl in mid-February 2006. Until the end of March, 29 water bird carcasses were found H5 positive. In the same period, domestic poultry flocks with a permit of free-range management were kept under surveillance, with negative results.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology
05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Institute of Virology
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
Language:English
Date:2007
Deposited On:23 Mar 2009 12:05
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 12:38
Publisher:American Association of Avian Pathologists
ISSN:0005-2086
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1637/7580-040106R.1
PubMed ID:17494582

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