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Preface (67 kB)

Introduction and spread of avian influenza (Chairman: Arjan Stegeman)

1. Avian influenza viruses and influenza in humans (116 kB)
D.J. Alexander (UK), I. Capua (Italy) and I.H. Brown (UK)

2. Avian influenza viruses in Hong Kong: zoonotic considerations (122 kB)
K.F. Shortridge (China)

3. Live-bird markets in the Northeastern United States: a source of avian influenza in commercial poultry (113 kB)
D.A. Senne, J.C. Pedersen and B. Panigrahy (USA)

4. Influenza A virus surveillance in wild birds (49 kB)
V. Munster (The Netherlands), A. Wallensten (Sweden), B. Olsen (Sweden), G.F. Rimmelzwaan (The Netherlands), A.D.M.E. Osterhaus (The Netherlands) and R.A.M. Fouchier (The Netherlands)

Outbreaks in densely populated poultry areas (Chairman: Guus Koch)

5. The control of avian influenza in areas at risk: the Italian experience 1997-2003 (116 kB)
S. Marangon, I. Capua, E. Rossi, N. Ferre', M. Dalla Pozza, L. Bonfanti and A. Mannelli (Italy)

6. An overview of the 2002 outbreak of low-pathogenic H7N2 avian influenza in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina (113 kB)
D.A. Senne, T.J. Holt and B.L. Akey (USA)

7. Effectiveness of control measures on the transmission of avian influenza virus (H7N7) between flocks (363 kB)
J.A. Stegeman, A. Bouma, A.R.W. Elbers, M. van Boven, M.C.M. de Jong and G. Koch (The Netherlands)

Vaccination (Chairman: Remco Schrijver)

8. Currently available tools and strategies for emergency vaccination in case of avian influenza (83 kB)
I. Capua and S. Marangon (Italy)

9. Evaluation of vaccination to support control of H5N1 avian influenza in Hong Kong (129 kB)
T.M. Ellis, L.D. Sims, H.K.H. Wong, L.A. Bissett, K.C. Dyrting, K.W. Chow and C.W. Wong (Hong Kong)

10. Vaccination of poultry against avian influenza: epidemiological rules of thumb and experimental quantification of the effectiveness of vaccination (129kB)
M. van Boven, J. van der Goot, A.R.W. Elbers, G. Koch, G. Nodelijk, M.C.M. de Jong, T.S. de Vries, A. Bouma and J.A. Stegeman (The Netherlands)

11. The development of avian influenza vaccines for emergency use (118 kB)
T.R. Mickle, D.E. Swayne and N. Pritchard (USA)

Control measures and legislation (Chairman: Frits Pluimers)

12. Should there be a change in the definition of avian influenza for legislative control and trade purposes? (123 kB)
D.J. Alexander (UK)

13. Avian influenza control strategies in the United States of America (216 kB)
D.E. Swayne and B.L. Akey (USA)

Economics of avian influenza control (Chairman: Ruud Huirne)

14. Minimizing the vulnerability of poultry production chains for avian influenza (96 kB)
C.W. Beard (USA)

15. Economics of controlling avian influenza epidemics (161 kB)
M.A.P.M. van Asseldonk, M.P.M. Meuwissen, M.C.M. Mourits and R.B.M. Huirne (The Netherlands)

16. Concluding remarks (67kB)

List of participants (58kB)

Extra (only in the webversion of the book):

Workshop 1: Introduction and spread of avian influenza (108 kB) (Chairman: Arjan Stegeman)

Workshop 2: Outbreaks in densely populated poultry areas (86 kB) (Chairman: Guus Koch)

Workshop 3: Vaccination (100 kB) (Chairman: Remco Schrijver)

Workshop 4: Control measures and legislation (104 kB) (Chairman: Frits Pluimers)

Workshop 5: Economics of avian influenza control (97 kB) (Chairman: Ruud Huirne)