Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) Literature

Adlhoch C, Brown IH, Angelova SG, et al. Highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) outbreaks: protection and management of exposed people in Europe, 2014/15 and 2016. Euro Surveill 2016 Dec 8;21(49):pii=30419

Arafa AS, Yamada S, Imai M, et al. Risk assessment of recent Egyptian H5N1 influenza viruses. Sci Rep 2016 (published online Dec 6)

Arai Y, Kawashita N, Daidoji T, et al. Novel polymerase gene mutations for human adaptation in clinical isolates of avian H5N1 influenza viruses. PLoS Pathog 2016 Apr 20;12(4):e1005583

Asante IA, Bertram S, Awuni J, et al. Highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) virus among poultry, Ghana, 2015. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Sep 1)

Bahl J, Pham TT, Hill NJ, et al. Ecosystem interactions underlie the spread of avian influenza A viruses with pandemic potential. PLoS Pathog 2016 May11;12(5):e1005620

Barriga GP, Boric-Bargetto D, Cortez-San Martin M, et al. Avian influenza virus H5 strain with North American and Eurasian lineage genes in an Antarctic penguin. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Sep 21)

Bethmont A, Bui CM, Gardner L, et al. Quantified degree of poultry exposure differs for human cases of avian influenza H5N1 and H7N9. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Jun 7)

Bi Y, Chen Q, Wang Q, et al. Genesis, evolution and prevalence of H5N6 avian influenza viruses in China. Cell Host Microbe 2016 (published online Dec 1)

Bi Y, Liu H, Xiong C, et al. Novel avian influenza A(H5N6) viruses isolated in migratory waterfowl before the first human case reported in China, 2014. Sci Rep 2016 (published online Jul 19)

Briand F, Schmitz A, Ogor K, et al. Emerging highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza viruses in France during winter 2015/16: phylogenetic analyses and markers for zoonotic potential. Euro Surveill 2017 Mar 2;22(9):pii=30473

Chen Q, Wang H, Zhao L, et al. First documented case of avian influenza (H5N1) virus infection in a lion. Emerg Microbes Infect 2016 (published online Dec 21)

Choi WS, Baek YH, Kwon JJ, et al. Rapid acquisition of polymorphic virulence markers during adaptation of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 virus in the mouse. Sci Rep 2017 (published online Jan 17)

Chu DH, Okamatsu M, Matsuno K, et al. Genetic and antigenic characterization of H5, H6 and H9 avian influenza viruses circulating in live bird markets with intervention in the center part of Vietnam. Vet Microbiol 2016 Aug 30;192:194-203

Cui P, Deng G, Shi J, et al. New influenza A(H7N7) viruses detected in live poultry markets in China. Virology 2016 (published online Sep 20)

de Bruin E, Zhang X, Ke C, et al. Serological evidence for exposure to avian influenza viruses within poultry workers in southern China. Zoonoses Public Health 2017 (published online Feb 20)

DeJesus E, Costa-Hurtado M, Smith D, et al. Changes in adaptation of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 clade viruses in chickens and mallards. Virology 2016 (published online Sep 12)

Fang S, Baj T, Yang L, et al. Sustained live poultry market surveillance contributes to early warnings for human infection with avian influenza viruses. Emerg Microbes Infect 2016 (published online Aug 3)

Gomaa MR, Kandeil A, Kayed AS, et al. Serological evidence of human infection with avian influenza A H7 virus in Egyptian poultry growers. PLoS One 2016 Jun 3;11(6):e0155294

Guo H, de Vries E, McBride R, et al. Highly pathogenic influenza A(H5Nx) viruses with altered H5 receptor-binding specificity. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Nov 21)

Hall JS, Ip HS, TeSlaa JL, et al. Experimental challenge of a peridomestic avian species, European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris), with novel influenza A H7N9 virus from China. J Wildl Dis 2016 (published online Jun 10)

Hill NJ, Hussein ITM, Davis KR, et al. Reassortment of influenza A viruses in wild birds in Alaska before H5 clade outbreaks. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Mar 16)

Hill SC, Manvell RJ, Schulenburg B, et al. Antibody responses to avian influenza viruses in wild birds broaden with age. Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2016 (published online Dec 21)

Hu T, Zhao H, Zhang Y, et al. Fatal influenza A(H5N1) virus infection in zoo-housed tigers in Yunnan Province, China. Sci Rep 2016 (published online May 10)

Jennelle CS, Carstensen M, Hildebrand EC, et al. Surveillance for highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in wild birds during outbreaks in domestic poultry, Minnesota, 2015. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Mar 31)

Kaplan BS, Russier M, Jeevan T, et al. Novel highly pathogenic avian A(H5N2) and A(H5N8) influenza viruses of clade from North America have limited capacity for replication and transmission in mammals. mSphere 2016 Apr 6;1(2):e0003-16

Killian ML, Kim-Torchetti M, Hines N, et al. Outbreak of H7N8 low pathogenic avian influenza in commercial turkeys with spontaneous mutation to highly pathogenic avian influenza. Genome Announc 2016 May/Jun 16;4(3):e00457-16

Kim SH, Paldurai A, Samal SK. A novel chimeric Newcastle disease virus vectored vaccine against highly pathogenic avian influenza virus. Virology 2017 (published online Jan 19)

Krauss S, Stallknecht DE, Slemons RD, et al. The enigma of the apparent disappearance of Eurasian highly pathogenic H5 clade influenza A viruses in North American waterfowl. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2016 (published online Jul 25)

Kwon JH, Lee DH, Swayne DE, et al. Reassortant clade avian influenza A(H5N6) virus in a wild Mandarin duck, South Korea, 2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Feb 27)

Kwon JH, Noh YK, Lee DH, et al. Experimental infection with highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza viruses in the Mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) and domestic pigeon (Columba livia domestica). Vet Microbiol 2017 (published online Mar 4)

Lai S, Qin Y, Cowling BJ, et al. Global epidemiology of avian influenza A H5N1 virus infection in humans, 1997-2015: a systematic review of individual case data. Lancet Infect Dis 2016 (published online May 17)

Lai S, Qin Y, Cowling BJ, et al. Global epidemiology of avian influenza A H5N1 virus infection in humans, 1997-2015: a systematic review of individual case data. Lancet Infect Dis 2016 (published online May 17)

Lee DH, Torchetti MK, Killian ML, et al. Reoccurrence of avian influenza A(H5N2) virus clade in wild birds, Alaska, USA, 2016. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jan 9)

Li M, Liu H, Bi Y, et al. Highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) virus in wild migratory birds, Qinghai Lake, China. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Feb 7)

Li X, Yang J, Liu B, et al. Co-circulation of H5N6, H3N2, H3N8, and emergence of novel reassortant H3N6 in a local community in Hunan Province in China. Sci Rep 2016 (published online May 6)

Ly S, Horwood P, Chan M, et al. Seroprevalence and transmission of human influenza A(H5N1) virus before and after virus reassortment, Cambodia, 2006-2014. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jan 9)

Lycett SJ, Bodewes R, Pohlmann A, et al. Role for migratory wild birds in the global spread of avian influenza H5N8. Science 2016 Oct 14;354(6309):213-7

Marinova-Petkova A, Franks J, Tenzin S, et al. Highly pathogenic reassortant avian influenza A(H5N1) virus clade in poultry, Bhutan. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published Aug 31)

Matsuu A, Kobayashi T, Patchimasiri T, et al. Pathogenicity of genetically similar, H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus strains in chicken and the differences in sensitivity among different chicken breeds. PLoS One 2016 Apr 14;11(4):e0153649

Naguib MM, Graaf A, Fortin A, et al. Novel real-time PCR-based patho- and phylotyping of potentially zoonotic avian influenza a subtype H5 viruses at risk of incursion into Europe in 2017. Eurosurveill 2017 Jan 5;22(1):pii=30435

Okamatsu M, Ozawa M, Soda K, et al. Characterization of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus A(H5N6), Japan, November 2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Feb 28)

Peng Y, Li X, Zhou H, et al. Continual antigenic diversification in China leads to global antigenic complexity of avian influenza H5N1 viruses. Sci Rep 2017 (published online Mar 6)

Poen MJ, Verhagen JH, Manvell RJ, et al. Lack of virological and serological evidence for continued circulation of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 virus in wild birds in the Netherlands, 14 November 2014 to 31 January 2016. Euro Surveill 2016 Sep 22;21(38):pii=30349

Pohlmann A, Starick E, Harder T, et al. Outbreaks among wild birds and domestic poultry caused by reasserted influenza A(H5N8) clade viruses, Germany, 2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jan 5)

Puryear WB, Keogh M, Hill N, et al. Prevalence of influenza A virus in live-captured North Atlantic gray seals: a possible wild reservoir. Emerg Micro Infect 2016 (published online Aug 3)

Pushko P, Tretyakova I, Hidajat R, et al. Virus-like particles displaying H5, H7, H9 hemagglutinins and N1 neuraminidase elicit protective immunity to heterologous avian influenza viruses in chickens. Virology 2016 (published online Dec 6)

Puzelli S, Rizzo C, Fabiani C, et al. Influenza A(H7N7) virus among poultry workers, Italy, 2013. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jun 24)

Ramey AM, Pearce JM, Reeves AB, et al. Surveillance for Eurasian-origin and intercontinental reassortant highly pathogenic influenza A viruses in Alaska, spring and summer 2015. Virol J 2016 Mar 31;13:55

Sarkar S, Khan SU, Mikolon A, et al. An epidemiological study of avian influenza A (H5) virus in nomadic ducks and their raising practices in northeastern Bangladesh, 2011-2012. Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2016 (published online Dec 14)

Shanmuganatham KK, Jones JC, Marathe M, et al. Bangladeshi H9N2 avian influenza viruses carrying genes from H7N3 in mammals. Emerg Microbes Infect 2016 (published online Apr 20)

Shen YY, Ke CW, Li Q, et al. Novel reassortant avian influenza A(H5N6) viruses in humans, Guangdong, China, 2015. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online May 4)

Si Y, Lee IW, Kim E, et al. Genetic characterisation of novel, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N6 viruses isolated in birds, South Korea, November 2016. Eurosurveill 2017 Jan 5;22(1):pii=30434

Siegers JY, van den Brand JM, Leijten LM, et al. Vaccination is more effective than prophylactic oseltamivir in preventing CNS invasion by H5N1 virus via the olfactory nerve. J Infect Dis 2016 (published online Apr 1)

Sikkema RS, Freidl GS, de Bruin E, et al. Weighing serological evidence of human exposure to animal influenza viruses — a literature review. Euro Surveill 2016 Nov 3;21(44):pii=30388

Su S, Xing G, Wang J, et al. Characterization of H7N2 avian influenza virus in wild birds and pikas in Qinghai-Tibet plateau area. Sci Rep 2016 (published online Aug 24)

Sun H, Pu J, Wei YD, et al. Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6 viruses exhibit enhanced affinity for human type sialic acid receptor and in-contact transmission in model ferrets. J Virol 2016 (published online Apr 27)

Sun X, Belser JA, Pulit-Penaloza JA, et al. Pathogenesis and transmission assessments of two H7N8 influenza A viruses recently isolated from turkey farms in Indiana using mouse and ferret models. J Virol 2016 (published online Sep 28)

Tassoni L, Fusaro A, Milani A, et al. Genetically different highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) viruses in West Africa, 2015. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jul 7)

Torremorell M, Alonso C, Davies PR, et al. Investigation into the airborne dissemination of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus during the 2015 spring outbreaks in the Midwestern United States. Avian Dis 2016 Sep;60(3):637-43

Turner JCM, Feeroz MM, Hasan MK, et al. Insights into live bird markets of Bangladesh: an overview of the dynamics of transmission of H5N1 and H9N2 avian influenza viruses. Emerg Microbes Infect 2017 (published online Mar 8)

UK DEFRA. Qualitative risk assessment: assessing the risk of pigeon racing in spreading avian influenza. Mar 15, 2017

van den Brand JMA, Wohlsein P, Herfst S, et al. Influenza A (H10N7) virus causes respiratory tract disease in harbor seals and ferrets. PLoS One 2016 Jul 22;11(7):e0159625

Wu H, Lu R, Peng X, et al. Isolation and genetic characterization of novel reassortant H6N6 subtype avian influenza viruses isolated from chickens in eastern China. Arch Virol 2016 (published online Apr 21)

Wu H, Peng X, Peng X, et al. Genetic and molecular characterization of a novel reassortant H2N8 subtype avian influenza virus isolated from a domestic duck in Zhejiang Province in China. Virus Genes 2016 (published online Jul 5)

Wu J, Lu J, Faria NR, et al. Effect of live poultry market interventions on influenza A(H7N9) virus, Guangdong, China. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Oct 26)

Xia J, Cui JQ, He X, et al. Genetic and antigenic evolution of H9N2 subtype avian influenza virus in domestic chickens in southwestern China, 2013-2016. PLoS One 2017 Feb 3;12(2):e0171564


Xiang N, Li X, Ren R, et al. Assessing change in avian influenza A(H7N9) virus infections during the fourth epidemic — China, September 2015-August 2016. MMWR 1026 Dec 16;65(49):1390-4


Xu W, Berhane Y, Dube C, et al. Epidemiological and evolutionary inference of the transmission network of the 2014 highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N2 outbreak in British Columbia, Canada. Sci Rep 2016; 6:30858

Xu Y, Gong P, Wielstra B, et al. Southward autumn migration of waterfowl facilitates cross-continental transmission of the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus. Sci Rep 2016 (published online Aug 10)

Yang L, Zhu W, Li X, et al. Genesis and dissemination of highly pathogenic H5N6 avian influenza viruses. J Virol 2016 (published online Dec 21)

Yao ZY, Lu XI, Luo RP, et al. Severe H5N6 avian influenza pneumonia: first child case in China. Chin J Pract Pediatr 2016 Jul;31(7):524-7

Yuk SS, Erdene-Ochir TO, Kwon JH, et al. Efficacy of clade 2.3.2 H5 commercial vaccines in protecting chickens from clade H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza infection. Vaccine 2017 (published online Feb 3)

Zanin M, Kocer ZA, Poulson RL, et al. The potential for low pathogenic avian H7 influenza A viruses to replicate and cause disease in a mammalian model. J Virol 2016 (published online Nov 16)

Zhoa T, Qian YH, Chen SH, et al. Novel H7N2 and H5N6 avian influenza A viruses in sentinel chickens: a sentinel chicken surveillance study. Front Microbiol 2016 (published online Oct 20)

Zhou J, Wu J, Zeng X, et al. Isolation of H5N6, H7N9 and H9N2 avian influenza A viruses from air sampled at live poultry markets in China, 2014 and 2015. Euro Surveill 2016 Sep1;21(35):pii=30331

Zhou LC, Liu J, Pei EL, et al. Novel avian influenza A(H5N8) viruses in migratory birds, China, 2013-2014. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Apr 26)

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