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Record number 536108
Title Novel highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N6) virus in the Netherlands, december 2017
Author(s) Beerens, Nancy; Koch, Guus; Heutink, Rene; Harders, Frank; Vries, D.P.E.; Ho, Cynthia; Bossers, Alex; Elbers, Armin
Source Emerging Infectious Diseases 24 (2018)4. - ISSN 1080-6040 - p. 770 - 773.
Department(s) CVI Virology
CVI Infection Biology
CVI Bacteriology and Epidemiology
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2018
Abstract A novel highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N6) virus affecting wild birds and commercial poultry was detected in the Netherlands in December 2017. Phylogenetic analysis demonstrated that the virus is a reassortant of H5N8 clade viruses and not related to the Asian H5N6 viruses that caused human infections.
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