Novel Highly Pathogenic Avian H5 Influenza A Viruses in Live Poultry Markets, Wuxi City, China, 2013-2014.

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Journal Article

During 12 recent months of periodic influenza virus surveillance at 9 live poultry markets in Wuxi City China, we identified multiple highly pathogenic H5N6, H5N8, H5N2, and H5N1 avian influenza viruses. The variety of potentially pandemic viruses in this low-risk area is disconcerting and portends an increased pandemic threat.

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Cited Authors

  • Ma, M-J; Chen, S-H; Wang, G-L; Zhao, T; Qian, Y-H; Wu, M-N; Liu, Y; Gray, GC; Lu, B; Cao, W-C

Published Date

  • March 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3 / 2

Start / End Page

  • ofw054 -

PubMed ID

  • 27186580

Pubmed Central ID

  • 27186580

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2328-8957

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/ofid/ofw054


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States