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Publication Surveillance of Avian Influenza in Taiwan in 2004  

Update Date: [2013-11-13]

NO.: 40
 
Reportno.

AHRI report No.40

Topic

Surveillance of Avian Influenza in Taiwan in 2004

 

Department Animal Health Research Institut Council of Agriculture
Author M. C Cheng , M. S. Lee, S. T, Kuo, S. H. Lee, J. R Shiau, WastsonH. T. Song
Summary

ABSTRACT The purpce of this surveillance is to realize epidemiology of avian influenza in Taiwanese wild birds and poultry farms. lii 2(1)4, a total of 3,351 of focal samples from wild birds were examinM. Sevenn viruses were iso1ad and subtyoc{ as H1ON3, H6N5, H4N6, H4N2. H4N8, HSN2. H5N6, H11N9andH1ON6, McGtof these viruses were isolatd from duck fercal samples; however two viruses, H6NS and Sinninary HSNZ were isolateri from shuebird. In addition, 3 strains of 115142 viruses were isolaJ from 4,814 samples colleced from poultry farms, including 2 from thicken farms and one from domestic duck fain All isolatoi AIVs were demonstratud to 1.e low thogent viruses. From nucloctides sonce analysis of gene segmenis of hrnagglutinin (H) and neurceminidase (N) revealed that HSN2 viral strain isolai from domestic duck and chicken were different originat

Keyword

Avian influenza, Virologic surveillance.