Equine influenza A(H3N8) virus infection in cats.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Interspecies transmission of equine influenza A(H3N8) virus has resulted in establishment of a canine influenza virus. To determine if something similar could happen with cats, we experimentally infected 14 cats with the equine influenza A(H3N8) virus. All showed clinical signs, shed virus, and transmitted the virus to a contact cohort.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Su, S; Wang, L; Fu, X; He, S; Hong, M; Zhou, P; Lai, A; Gray, G; Li, S

Published Date

  • December 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 2096 - 2099

PubMed ID

  • 25417790

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4257791

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1080-6059

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3201/eid2012.140867


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States