Avian Influenza among Waterfowl Hunters and Wildlife Professionals
Published Date:Aug 2006
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 12(8):1284-1286.
Conservation Of Natural Resources
Hemagglutination Inhibition Tests
Influenza A Virus
Influenza In Birds
Description:We report serologic evidence of avian influenza infection in 1 duck hunter and 2 wildlife professionals with extensive histories of wild waterfowl and game bird exposure. Two laboratory methods showed evidence of past infection with influenza A/H11N9, a less common virus strain in wild ducks, in these 3 persons.
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