Samples were collected from wild birds in western Alaska to assess dispersal of influenza A viruses between East Asia and North America. Two isolates shared nearly identical nucleotide identity at eight genomic segments with H9N2 viruses isolated from China and South Korea providing evidence for intercontinental dispersal by migratory birds.
Additional publication details
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Dispersal of H9N2 influenza A viruses between East Asia and North America by wild birds|
|Contributing office(s)||Alaska Science Center Biology WTEB, National Wildlife Health Center|
|Online Only (Y/N)||N|
|Additional Online Files (Y/N)||N|