Dispersal of H9N2 influenza A viruses between East Asia and North America by wild birds

Virology
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Abstract

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.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Dispersal of H9N2 influenza A viruses between East Asia and North America by wild birds
Series title Virology
DOI 10.1016/j.virol.2015.03.028
Volume 482
Year Published 2015
Language English
Publisher Elsevier
Publisher location Amsterdam
Contributing office(s) Alaska Science Center Biology WTEB, National Wildlife Health Center
Description 5 p.
First page 79
Last page 83
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N