Dos Santos Bezerra R, et al. Detection of Influenza A(H3N2) Virus RNA in Donated Blood. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 18;26(7).. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 20, 2020 from Emerg Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 18;26(7). (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32304372)
Influenza A virus infection has rarely been documented to cause viremia. In 28 blood donations in Brazil that were deferred because of postdonation information, we identified influenza A(H3N2) virus RNA ...
Borland S, et al. Influenza A Virus Infection in Cats and Dogs: A Literature Review in the Light of the the “One Health” Concept. Front Public Health. 2020 Mar 20;8:83. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 12, 2020 from Front Public Health. 2020 Mar 20;8:83 (via https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpubh.2020.0008)
Influenza A viruses are amongst the most challenging viruses that threaten both human and animal health. Constantly evolving and crossing species barrier, the emergence of novel zoonotic pathogens is one ...
Yu J, et al. Viral etiology of life-threatening pediatric pneumonia: A matched case-control study. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020 Apr 8. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 12, 2020 from Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020 Apr 8 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32267084)
BACKGROUND: Pediatric pneumonia remains a significant health challenge, while the viral risk factors for adverse outcomes in pediatric pneumonia are not yet fully clear.METHODS: A matched case-control ...
Khodamoradi Z, Moghadami M, Lotfi M. Co-infection of Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Influenza A: A Report from Iran. Arch Iran Med. 2020 Apr 1;23(4):239-243.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 12, 2020 from Arch Iran Med. 2020 Apr 1;23(4):239-243. (via http://www.aimjournal.ir/Article/aim-15650)
BACKGROUND: In late December 2019, a viral pneumonia known as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) originated from China and spread very rapidly in the world. Since then, COVID-19 has become a global concern ...
Shi C, Shi P, Yang X, Bao J, Qian Y, Shen Y. Person-to-Person Transmission of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Among Family Members in Eastern China, 2016. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2020 Mar 27:1-6. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Mar, 31, 2020 from Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2020 Mar 27:1-6 (via https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/disaster-medicine-an)
OBJECTIVE: Human infections with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus are associated with exposure to poultry and live poultry markets, but the evidence of person-to-person transmission remains limited. This ...
Balasuriya UBR. Type A Influenza Virus Detection from Horses by Real-Time RT-qPCR and Insulated Isothermal RT-PCR. Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2123:383-392. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Mar, 16, 2020 from Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2123:383-392 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32170704)
Equine influenza (EI) is a highly contagious disease of horses caused by the equine influenza virus (EIV) H3N8 subtype. EI is the most important respiratory virus infection of horses and can disrupt major ...
Balasuriya UBR. RNA Extraction from Equine Samples for Equine Influenza Virus. Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2123:369-382. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Mar, 16, 2020 from Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2123:369-382 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32170703)
The primary goals of this chapter are to discuss common viral RNA isolation and purification methods that are routinely used by various diagnostic laboratories and to highlight the advantages and drawbacks ...
Chambers TM, Reedy SE. Equine Influenza Culture Methods. Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2123:393-400.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Mar, 16, 2020 from Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2123:393-400. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32170705)
Equine influenza viruses are cultured in embryonated chicken eggs or in mammalian cells, generally Madin-Darby canine kidney (MDCK) cells, using methods much the same as for other influenza A viruses. ...
Chambers TM, Reedy SE. Equine Influenza Diagnosis: Sample Collection and Transport. Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2123:361-367. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Mar, 16, 2020 from Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2123:361-367 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32170702)
In horses, presumptive diagnosis of equine influenza is commonly made on the basis of clinical signs. This alone is insufficient for confirmation of equine influenza, because other equine infectious respiratory ...
Valley-Omar Z, et al. Human surveillance and phylogeny of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) during an outbreak in poultry in South Africa, 2017. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020 Feb 14. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 17, 2020 from Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020 Feb 14 (via https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/irv.12724)
BACKGROUND: In June 2017, an outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) was detected in commercial poultry farms in South Africa, which rapidly spread to all nine South African provinces.OBJECTIVES: ...
Qi L, et al. The burden of influenza and pneumonia mortality attributable to absolute humidity among elderly people in Chongqing, China, 2012-2018. Sci Total Environ. 2020 Jan 15;716:136682. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 17, 2020 from Sci Total Environ. 2020 Jan 15;716:136682 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32059319)
OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between absolute humidity (AH) and influenza and pneumonia (P&I) mortality, and to quantify P&I mortality burden attributable to non-optimum AHs among elderly people ...
Young BE, Chen M. Influenza in temperate and tropical Asia: a review of epidemiology and vaccinology. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2020 Feb 4:1-9.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 9, 2020 from Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2020 Feb 4:1-9. (via https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21645515.2019.1)
The impact of seasonal influenza has been under-appreciated in Asia and surveillance data lags in most other regions. The variety of influenza circulation patterns in Asia - largely due to the range of ...
Coleman KK, Sigler WV. Airborne Influenza A Virus Exposure in an Elementary School. Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 5;10(1):1859. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 9, 2020 from Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 5;10(1):1859 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32024882)
Influenza contributes significantly to childhood morbidity and mortality. Given the magnitude of the school-aged child population, a sizeable proportion of influenza virus transmission events are expected ...
Takashita E, et al. Global update on the susceptibilities of human influenza viruses to neuraminidase inhibitors and the cap-dependent endonuclease inhibitor baloxavir, 2017-2018. Antiviral Res. 2020 Jan 28:104718.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 5, 2020 from Antiviral Res. 2020 Jan 28:104718. (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016635421)
The global analysis of neuraminidase inhibitor (NAI) susceptibility of influenza viruses has been conducted since the 2012-13 period. In 2018 a novel cap-dependent endonuclease inhibitor, baloxavir, that ...
Salomon A, et al. Influenza increases invasive meningococcal disease risk in temperate countries. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2020 Jan 11.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 17, 2020 from Clin Microbiol Infect. 2020 Jan 11. (via https://www.clinicalmicrobiologyandinfection.com/article/S11)
OBJECTIVES: Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is a severe bacterial infection that displays wintertime seasonality in temperate countries. Mechanisms driving seasonality are poorly understood and may ...
Dai Z, Zhang L, Yu Q, Liu L, Yang M, Fan K. Early Administration of Oseltamivir Within 48 Hours After Onset of Flulike Symptoms Can Reduce the Risk of Influenza B Virus-Associated Pneumonia in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients with Influenza B Vi. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020 Feb;39(2):e20-e22. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 16, 2020 from Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020 Feb;39(2):e20-e22 (via https://journals.lww.com/pidj/FullText/2020/02000/Early_Admi)
We conducted a retrospective study to identify the risk factors for pneumonia in hospitalized pediatric patients with influenza B infection. Receiving oseltamivir within the first 48 hours of onset and ...
Simusika P, et al. An evaluation of the Zambia influenza sentinel surveillance system, 2011-2017. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Jan 13;20(1):35.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 16, 2020 from BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Jan 13;20(1):35. (via https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/)
BACKGROUND: Over the past decade, influenza surveillance has been established in several African countries including Zambia. However, information on the on data quality and reliability of established influenza ...
Gao C, et al. Association Between Cardiac Injury and Mortality in Hospitalized Patients Infected With Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus. Crit Care Med. 2020 Jan 9.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 13, 2020 from Crit Care Med. 2020 Jan 9. (via https://journals.lww.com/ccmjournal/Abstract/onlinefirst/Ass)
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the prevalence of cardiac injury and its association with mortality in hospitalized patients infected with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus.DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study.SETTING: ...
Reeves AB, et al. Field-based method for assessing duration of infectivity for influenza A viruses in the environment. J Virol Methods. 2020 Jan 7:113818.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 13, 2020 from J Virol Methods. 2020 Jan 7:113818. (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S01660)
Understanding influenza A virus (IAV) persistence in wetlands is limited by a paucity of field studies relating to the maintenance of infectivity over time. The duration of IAV infectivity in water has ...
Ma HX, et al. Distribution of Avian Influenza A Viruses in Poultry-Related Environment and Its Association with Human Infection in Henan, 2016 to 2017. Biomed Environ Sci. 2019 Nov;32(11):797-803. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 10, 2020 from Biomed Environ Sci. 2019 Nov;32(11):797-803 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31910937)
OBJECTIVE: To survey avian influenza A viruses (AIVs) in the environment and explore the reasons for the surge in human H7N9 cases.METHODS: A total of 1,045 samples were collected from routine surveillance ...
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