Epidemiology of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus strain type H5N1

Fournié, G., De Glanville, W. and Pfeiffer, D. (2011) Epidemiology of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus strain type H5N1. In: Zilbermann, D., Otte, J., Roalnd-Host, D. and Pfeiffer, D. (eds.) Health and Animal Agriculture in Developing Countries. Series: Natural resource management and policy (36). Springer New York, pp. 161-182. ISBN 9781441970763 (doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-7077-0_10)

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Abstract

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is a severe disease of poultry. It is highly transmissible with a flock mortality rate approaching 100% in vulnerable species (Capua et al. 2007a). Due to the potentially disastrous impact the disease can have on affected poultry sectors, HPAI has received huge attention and is classified as a notifiable disease by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:De Glanville, Dr William
Authors: Fournié, G., De Glanville, W., and Pfeiffer, D.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
Publisher:Springer New York
ISBN:9781441970763
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