Scharenberg M, et al. Influenza A Virus Infection Induces Hyperresponsiveness in Human Lung Tissue-Resident and Peripheral Blood NK Cells. Front Immunol. 2019 May 17;10:1116. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 5, 2019 from Front Immunol. 2019 May 17;10:1116 (via https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fimmu.2019.0111)
NK cells in the human lung respond to influenza A virus- (IAV-) infected target cells. However, the detailed functional capacity of human lung and peripheral blood NK cells remains to be determined in ...
Rowe HM, et al. Direct interactions with influenza promote bacterial adherence during respiratory infections. Nat Microbiol. 2019 May 20.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 5, 2019 from Nat Microbiol. 2019 May 20. (via https://www.nature.com/articles/s41564-019-0447-0)
Epidemiological observations and animal models have long shown synergy between influenza virus infections and bacterial infections. Influenza virus infection leads to an increase in both the susceptibility ...
Gong S, et al. Human-Derived A/Guangdong/Th005/2017 (H7N9) Exhibits Extremely High Replication in the Lungs of Ferrets and Is Highly Pathogenic in Chickens. Viruses. 2019 May 29;11(6. Abstract
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After a series of studies on the pathogenicity of several H7N9 strains from 2013 to 2018, we wanted to dynamically track the pathogenicity of A/Guangdong/Th005/2017 in ferrets and poultry. The pathogenicity ...
Antigua KJC, Choi WS, Baek YH, Song MS. The Emergence and Decennary Distribution of Clade 184.108.40.206 HPAI H5Nx. Microorganisms. 2019 May 29;7(6).. Abstract
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Reassortment events among influenza viruses occur naturally and may lead to the development of new and different subtypes which often ignite the possibility of an influenza outbreak. Between 2008 and 2010, ...
Awuni JA, et al. Avian influenza H9N2 subtype in Ghana: virus characterization and evidence of co-infection. Avian Pathol. 2019 May 30:1-65.. Abstract
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Between November 2017 and February 2018, Ghanaian poultry producers reported to animal health authorities a dramatic increase in mortality rate and a relevant drop in egg production in several layer hens ...
Li X, Xu B, Shaman J. The Impact of Environmental Transmission and Epidemiological Features on the Geographical Translocation of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 May 28. Abstract
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The factors affecting the transmission and geographic translocation of avian influenza viruses (AIVs) within wild migratory bird populations remain inadequately understood. In a previous study, we found ...
Yu D, et al. The re-emergence of highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N9 viruses in humans in mainland China, 2019. Euro Surveill. 2019 May;24(21).. Abstract
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After no reported human cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H7N9 for over a year, a case with severe disease occurred in late March 2019. Among HPAI H7N9 viral sequences, those recovered ...
Lwin S, et al. Influenza A Viral Infection with Septic Shock in Pregnancy. Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Apr 21;2019:2470352.. Abstract
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The influenza virus is RNA virus and is classified into four subtypes, influenza A, influenza B, influenza C, and influenza D. One of the subtypes of influenza A, the H1N1 strain, also known as swine flu, ...
Ortiz de Lejarazu Leonardo R, et al. Diagnostic challenges in influenza. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2019 May;37 Suppl 1:. Abstract
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In 2018 there are still microbiology laboratories that do not subtype or detect influenza viruses, one of the main agents of community-acquired pneumonia. A major challenge is to introduce multiplex-type ...
Levy ER, et al. Evaluation of Mannose Binding Lectin Gene Variants in Pediatric Influenza Virus-Related Critical Illness. Front Immunol. 2019 May 8;10:1005.. Abstract
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Background: Mannose-binding lectin (MBL) is an innate immune protein with strong biologic plausibility for protecting against influenza virus-related sepsis and bacterial co-infection. In an autopsy cohort ...
Du R, Cui Q, Rong L. Competitive Cooperation of Hemagglutinin and Neuraminidase during Influenza A Virus Entry. Viruses. 2019 May 20;11(5).. Abstract
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The hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase (NA) of influenza A virus possess antagonistic activities on interaction with sialic acid (SA), which is the receptor for virus attachment. HA binds SA through ...
Al Amad MA, Al Mahaqri AA, Al Serouri AA, Khader Y. Severe Acute Respiratory Infections With Influenza and Noninfluenza Respiratory Viruses: Yemen, 2011~2016. Inquiry. 2019 Jan-Dec;56:46958019850731.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 31, 2019 from Inquiry. 2019 Jan-Dec;56:46958019850731. (via https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0046958019850731)
In 2010, Yemen started the surveillance for severe acute respiratory infections (SARIs) by establishing 2 sentinel sites in Sana'a and Aden city. This study aims to determine the proportions of influenza ...
Safan M. Mathematical analysis of an SIR respiratory infection model with sex and gender disparity: special reference to influenza A. Math Biosci Eng. 2019 Mar 26;16(4):2613-2649.. Abstract
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The aim of this work is to study the impact of sex and gender disparity on the overall dynamics of influenza A virus infection and to explore the direct and indirect effect of influenza A mass vaccination. ...
Wu et al.. Preventing an Antigenically Disruptive Mutation in Egg-Based H3N2 Seasonal Influenza Vaccines by Mutational Incompatibility. Cell Host & Microbe. Abstract
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Egg-based seasonal influenza vaccines are the major preventive countermeasure against influenza virus. However, their effectiveness can be compromised when antigenic changes arise from egg-adaptive mutations ...
Nelson SA, Sant AJ. Imprinting and Editing of the Human CD4 T Cell Response to Influenza Virus. Front Immunol. 2019 May 7;10:932.. Abstract
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Immunity to influenza is unique among pathogens, in that immune memory is established both via intermittent lung localized infections with highly variable influenza virus strains and by intramuscular vaccinations ...
Farrukee R, Butler J, Reading PC, Hurt AC. Characterization of substitutions in the neuraminidase of A(H7N9) influenza viruses selected following serial passage in the presence of different neuraminidase inhibitors. Antiviral Res. 2019 May 24.. Abstract
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Avian A(H7N9) infections in humans have been reported in China since 2013 and are of public health concern due to their severity and pandemic potential. Oseltamivir and peramivir are neuraminidase inhibitors ...
Spackman E, et al. Assessment of replicate numbers for titrating avian influenza virus using dose-response models. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2019 May 25:1040638719853851.. Abstract
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Embryonating chicken eggs (ECEs) are among the most sensitive laboratory host systems for avian influenza virus (AIV) titration, but ECEs are expensive and require space for storage and incubation. Therefore, ...
Guinat C, Rouchy N, Camy F, Guérin JL, Paul MC. Exploring the Wind-Borne Spread of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 During the 2016-2017 Epizootic in France. Avian Dis. 2018 Oct 11;63. Abstract
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In winter 2016-2017, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N8 virus spread in France, causing an unprecedented epizootic. During the epidemic, southwest France, where most outbreaks were reported, ...
Stephens CB, et al. The Pathogenesis of H7 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Viruses in Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis). Avian Dis. 2019 Dec 18;63. Abstract
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Waterfowl are the natural hosts of avian influenza virus (AIV), and through migration spread the virus worldwide. Most AIVs carried by wild waterfowl are low pathogenic strains; however, Goose/Guangdong/1996 ...
Muzyka D, et al. Highly Pathogenic and Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5 Subtype Viruses in Wild Birds in Ukraine. Avian Dis. 2018 Dec 18;63. Abstract
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There have been three waves of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks in commercial, backyard poultry, and wild birds in Ukraine. The first (2005-2006) and second (2008) waves were caused by ...
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