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Record number 495562
Title Full-genome sequence of influenza A(H5N8) virus in poultry linked to sequences of strains from Asia, the Netherlands, 2014
Author(s) Bouwstra, Ruth; Heutink, Rene; Bossers, Alex; Harders, Frank; Koch, Guus; Elbers, Armin
Source Emerging Infectious Diseases 21 (2015)5. - ISSN 1080-6040 - p. 872 - 874.
DOI https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2105.141839
Department(s) CVI Virology
CVI Infection Biology
CVI Diagnostics and Crisis
CVI Bacteriology and Epidemiology
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2015
Abstract

Genetic analyses of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) virus from the Netherlands, and comparison with strains from Europe, South Korea, and Japan, showed a close relation. Data suggest the strains were probably carried to the Netherlands by migratory wild birds from Asia, possibly through overlapping flyways and common breeding sites in Siberia.

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