Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H7N1) Transmission Between Wild Ducks and Domestic Ducks

Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article – Annual report year: 2010

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This article describes a virological investigation in a mixed flock of ducks and geese following detection of avian influenza virus antibodies in domestic geese. Low pathogenic H7N1 was found in both domestic and wild birds, indicating that transmission of virus was likely to have taken place between these. The importance of implementing and maintaining appropriate biosecurity measures is re-emphasized.
Original languageEnglish
JournalZoonoses and Public Health
Publication date2011
Volume58
Issue5
Pages312-317
ISSN1863-1959
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StatePublished
CitationsWeb of Science® Times Cited: 3

Keywords

  • Wild ducks, Transmission, Domestic ducks, Avian influenza, Mallards
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