Influenza A(H5N8) virus similar to strain in Korea causing highly pathogenic avian influenza in Germany
Lee, Raphael T.C.
Conraths, Franz J.
Mettenleiter, Thomas C.
Date of Issue2015
School of Biological Sciences
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N8) virus, like the recently described H5N8 strain from Korea, was detected in November 2014 in farmed turkeys and in a healthy common teal (Anas crecca) in northeastern Germany. Infected wild birds possibly introduced this virus.
Emerging infectious diseases
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