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Avian influenza

LC control 85010531
LC classificationRA644.I6 Public health
SF995.6.I6 Veterinary medicine
Topical headingAvian influenza
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Variant(s)Avian flu
Bird flu
Fowl pest
Fowl plague
Influenza in birds
See alsoBirds--Virus diseases
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Poultry--Virus diseases
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Found inWork cat.: U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry. Review of the effects of avian influenza on Maryland's poultry industry, 1984.
Merck vet.: p. 1084 (avian influenza; viral disease of domestic and wild birds)
Washington Post, Jan. 14, 2004: p. A2 (Bird flu leaves 12 people dead in Vietnam, WHO says; avian influenza)
Concise vet. dict., 1988 (avian influenza (fowl plague) caused by various strains of influenza virus (A group), acute form known as fowl plague)
Black's vet. dict, 1985 (avian influenza (fowl plague))
Veterinary virology, 1999: ("The devastating form of influenza in chickens known as 'fowl plague' was recognized as a distinct disease entity as early as 1878.")
MeSH browser, Feb. 3, 2006 (Influenza in Birds, entry terms: Avian Flu, Avian Influenza, Fowl Plague, Influenza, Avian)
Information on avian influenza, via Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website, Apr. 9, 2020 (Avian influenza refers to the disease caused by infection with avian (bird) influenza (flu) Type A viruses. These viruses occur naturally among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect domestic poultry and other bird and animal species. Avian flu viruses do not normally infect humans. However, sporadic human infections with avian flu viruses have occurred; Avian Influenza in Wild Birds: Avian influenza A viruses have been isolated from more than 100 different species of wild birds)
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