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In May 2016, highly pathogenic avian influenza virus of the subtype A/H5N1 was detected in Cameroon in an industrial poultry farm at Mvog-Betsi, Yaoundé (Centre region), with a recorded sudden increase of deaths among chickens, and an overall mortality rate of 75%. The virus spread further and...

Author(s)
Wade, A.; Taïga, T.; Fouda, M. A.; MaiMoussa, A.; Marc, F. K. J.; Njouom, R.; Vernet, M. A.; Djonwe, G.; Mballa, E.; Kazi, J. P.; Salla, A.; Nenkam, R.; Namegni, R. P.; Bamanga, H.; Casimir, N. K. M.; Lebreton, M.; Nwobegahay, J. M.; Fusaro, A.; Zecchin, B.; Milani, A.; Gaston, M.; Chepnda, V. R.; Jumbo, S. D.; Souley, A.; Aboubakar, Y.; Kamnga, Z. F. (et al)
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Avian Pathology, 2018, 47, 6, pp 559-575
AbstractFull Text

Novel subtypes of Asian-origin (Goose/Guangdong lineage) H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) viruses belonging to clade 2.3.4, such as H5N2, H5N5, H5N6, and H5N8, have been identified in China since 2008 and have since evolved into four genetically distinct clade 2.3.4.4 groups (A-D). Since ...

Author(s)
Lee DongHun; Bertran, K.; Kwon JungHoon; Swayne, D. E.
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Science, 2017, 18, S1, pp 269-280
AbstractFull Text

The Asian lineage of H5N1 avian influenza virus emerged from geese (A/Goose/Guangdong/1/96) in China in 1996, and is continuing its spread infecting domestic poultry, other birds and sporadic infection to humans revealing its pandemic potential. Since late 2003, H5N1 virus has been reported over 60 ...

Author(s)
Chakradhar Tosh; Shanmugasundaram Nagarajan; Murugkar, H. V.; Sandeep Bhatia; Kulkarni, D. D.
Publisher
Nexus Academic Publishers (NAP), Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Advances in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 2014, 2, 4S, pp 33-41
Abstract

The Asian highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus was first detected in the goose population of Guangdong, China in 1996. The viruses in this lineage are unique in their ecological success, demonstrating an extremely broad host range and becoming established in poultry over much of Asia and in ...

Author(s)
Guan Yi; Smith, G. J. D.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Virus Research, 2013, 178, 1, pp 35-43
Abstract

Southern China is proposed as an influenza epicentre. At least two of the three pandemics in the last century, including 1957 and 1968 influenza pandemics, originated from this area. In 1996, A/goose/Guangdong/1/1996 (H5N1), the precursor of currently circulating highly pathogenic H5N1 avian...

Author(s)
Wan, X. F.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zoonoses and Public Health, 2012, 59, Suppl. 2, pp 32-42

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