Henning J, et al. Risk factors for H5 avian influenza virus prevalence on urban live bird markets in Jakarta, Indonesia-Evaluation of long-term environmental surveillance data. PLoS One. 2019 May 24;14(5):e0216984.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 29, 2019 from PLoS One. 2019 May 24;14(5):e0216984. (via https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal)
In the re-emergence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), live bird markets have been identified to play a critical role. In this repeated cross-sectional study, we combined surveillance data collected ...
Iván Martínez-Baz, et al. Remaining effect of influenza vaccines received in prior seasons. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 28, 2019 from The Journal of Infectious Diseases (via https://academic.oup.com/jid/advance-article-abstract/doi/10)
This study evaluates the remaining effect of influenza vaccines received in the 5 prior seasons. During 7 influenza seasons 8933 patients were enrolled and 47% were confirmed for influenza. As compared ...
J Hicks, et al. Agricultural and geographic factors shaped the North American 2015 highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N2 outbreak. BioRxiv. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 28, 2019 from BioRxiv (via https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/645408v1.abstract)
The 2014 – 2015 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5NX outbreak represents the largest and most expensive HPAI outbreak in the United States to date. Despite extensive traditional and molecular ...
Lopez KM, et al. Environmental Sampling Survey of H5N2 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza-Infected Layer Chicken Farms in Minnesota and Iowa. Avian Dis. 2018 Dec;62(4):373-380. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 28, 2019 from Avian Dis. 2018 Dec;62(4):373-380 (via https://bioone.org/journals/Avian-Diseases/volume-62/issue-4)
Respiratory secretions, feces, feathers, and eggs of avian influenza-infected hens provide ample sources of virus which heavily contaminate barn and farm environments during a disease outbreak. Environmental ...
Ali M, et al. Prevalence and Phylogenetics of H9N2 in Backyard and Commercial Poultry in Pakistan. Avian Dis. 2018 Dec;62(4):416-424.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 28, 2019 from Avian Dis. 2018 Dec;62(4):416-424. (via https://bioone.org/journals/Avian-Diseases/volume-62/issue-4)
Surveillance of H9N2 is currently focused on areas central to the commercial poultry industry. This study determined the prevalence of H9N2 virus in commercial and backyard poultry flocks in Punjab Province, ...
Oxford JS, Gill D. A possible European origin of the Spanish influenza and the first attempts to reduce mortality to combat superinfecting bacteria: an opinion from a virologist and a military historian. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019 May 23:1-4.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 28, 2019 from Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019 May 23:1-4. (via https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21645515.2019.1)
When we reconsider the virology and history of the Spanish Influenza Pandemic, the science of 2018 provides us with tools which did not exist at the time. Two such tools come to mind. The first lies in ...
Nguyen LT, et al. A systematic study towards evolutionary and epidemiological dynamics of currently predominant H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Vietnam. Sci Rep. 2019 May 22;9(1):7723.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 26, 2019 from Sci Rep. 2019 May 22;9(1):7723. (via https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-42638-4)
This study aimed to elucidate virus, host and environmental dynamics of Vietnamese H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (HPAIVs) during 2014-2017. Epidemiologically, H5 HPAIVs were frequently detected ...
Leung V, et al. Thermal Stabilization of Viral Vaccines in Low-Cost Sugar Films. Sci Rep. 2019 May 21;9(1):7631. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 24, 2019 from Sci Rep. 2019 May 21;9(1):7631 (via https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-44020-w)
Most currently available vaccines, particularly live vaccines, require the cold chain, as vaccine efficacy can be significantly hampered if they are not stored in a temperature range of 2-8?°C at all times. ...
Murakami S, et al. Influenza D Virus Infection in Dromedary Camels, Ethiopia. Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Jun;25(6):1224-1226. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 22, 2019 from Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Jun;25(6):1224-1226 (via https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/25/6/18-1158_article)
Influenza D virus has been found to cause respiratory diseases in livestock. We surveyed healthy dromedary camels in Ethiopia and found a high seroprevalence for this virus, in contrast to animals co-existing ...
Numberger D, et al. Recovery of influenza A viruses from lake water and sediments by experimental inoculation. PLoS One. 2019 May 15;14(5):e0216880. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 16, 2019 from PLoS One. 2019 May 15;14(5):e0216880 (via https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal)
Influenza A viruses (IAV) are zoonotic pathogens relevant to human, domestic animal and wildlife health. Many avian IAVs are transmitted among waterfowl via a faecal-oral-route. Therefore, environmental ...
Ssematimba A, et al. Analysis of geographic location and pathways for influenza A virus infection of commercial upland game bird and conventional poultry farms in the United States of America. BMC Vet Res. 2019 May 14;15(1):147. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 16, 2019 from BMC Vet Res. 2019 May 14;15(1):147 (via https://bmcvetres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12917-)
BACKGROUND: Avian influenza (AI) is an infectious viral disease that affects several species and has zoonotic potential. Due to its associated health and economic repercussions, minimizing AI outbreaks ...
Balraam KVV, Sidhu A, Srinivas V. Interesting post-mortem findings in a H1N1 influenza-positive pneumonia patient. Autops Case Rep. 2019 Apr 5;9(2):e2018079. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 16, 2019 from Autops Case Rep. 2019 Apr 5;9(2):e2018079 (via http://www.autopsyandcasereports.org/article/doi/10.4322/acr)
Reports of histopathological findings in a patient infected with H1N1 influenza virus are limited in the literature, although many deaths have occurred because of this viral infection. In an otherwise ...
Zhang Q, et al. Contaminated feed-borne Bacillus cereus aggravates respiratory distress post avian influenza virus H9N2 infection by inducing pneumonia. Sci Rep. 2019 May 10;9(1):7231. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 12, 2019 from Sci Rep. 2019 May 10;9(1):7231 (via https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-43660-2)
Avian influenza virus subtype H9N2 is identified in chickens with respiratory disease while Bacillus cereus (B. cereus) has been frequently isolated from chicken feed in China. However, the roles of co-infection ...
Fallah Mehrabadi MH, et al. Serological Survey of Avian Influenza (H9N2) in Commercial Ostrich Farms in Iran, 2015. Arch Razi Inst. 2018 Dec;73(4):325-330.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 12, 2019 from Arch Razi Inst. 2018 Dec;73(4):325-330. (via http://archrazi.areeo.ac.ir/article_117279.html)
The aim of this study was to determine the seroprevalence of avian influenzaH9N2 subtype in the industrial ostrich farms and its geographical distribution. This cross-sectional study was conducted from ...
Han Y, et al. Determinants of Parental Intentions to Vaccinate Kindergarten Children Against Seasonal Influenza in Xiamen, China. J Prim Prev. 2019 May 10. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 12, 2019 from J Prim Prev. 2019 May 10 (via https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10935-019-00550)
Seasonal influenza epidemics occur almost every year, and children under 6 years of age constitute one of the most susceptible groups. While free vaccinations are offered to preschool children in some ...
Harcourt SE, et al. Developing influenza and respiratory syncytial virus activity thresholds for syndromic surveillance in England. Epidemiol Infect. 2019 Jan;147:e163. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 10, 2019 from Epidemiol Infect. 2019 Jan;147:e163 (via https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/epidemiology-and-inf)
Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are common causes of respiratory tract infections and place a burden on health services each winter. Systems to describe the timing and intensity of such ...
Lu J, et al. A human infection with a novel reassortant H3N2 swine virus in China. J Infect. 2019 Apr 30. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 8, 2019 from J Infect. 2019 Apr 30 (via https://www.journalofinfection.com/article/S0163-4453(19)301)
?Retrospective surveillance on ILI samples identifies a S-OIV H3N2 (A/GD/277/H3N2/2017) which caused a spill-over infection in a young child.?Hemagglutination-inhibition test shows A/GD/277/H3N2/2017 is ...
Baselga-Moreno V, et al. Influenza epidemiology and influenza vaccine effectiveness during the 2016-2017 season in the Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network (GIHSN). BMC Public Health. 2019 May 2;19(1):487. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 4, 2019 from BMC Public Health. 2019 May 2;19(1):487 (via https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s)
BACKGROUND: The Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network (GIHSN) aims to determine the burden of severe influenza disease and Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness (IVE). This is a prospective, active ...
Miranda GHB, et al. Real-time prediction of influenza outbreaks in Belgium. Epidemics. 2019 Apr 18. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 4, 2019 from Epidemics. 2019 Apr 18 (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S175543651)
Seasonal influenza is a worldwide public health concern. Forecasting its dynamics can improve the management of public health regulations, resources and infrastructure, and eventually reduce mortality ...
Noor M, et al. Influenza Virus Subtyping by Multiplex PCR during Winter Months of 2017~2018. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2019 May;29(5):459-462. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 2, 2019 from J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2019 May;29(5):459-462 (via https://www.jcpsp.pk/archive/2019/May2019/16.pdf)
OBJECTIVE: To determine the frequency of infections caused by Influenza viruses, i.e. Influenza A (H1N1) pdm09, Influenza A (H3N2) and Influenza B in patients presenting with respiratory tract infections, ...
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