Equine influenza A(H3N8) virus infection in cats


Journal Article

© 2014, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All rights reserved. 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

  • January 1, 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 2096 - 2099

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1080-6059

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1080-6040

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3201/eid2012.140867

Citation Source

  • Scopus