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Bird migration and risk for H5N1 transmission into Qinghai Lake, China

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dc.contributor.author Peng Cui
dc.contributor.author Yuansheng Hou
dc.contributor.author Zhi Xing
dc.contributor.author Yubang He
dc.contributor.author Tianxian Li
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-29T16:20:50Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-29T16:20:50Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Peng Cui, Yuansheng Hou, Zhi Xing, Yubang He, Tianxian Li, Shan Guo, Ze Luo, Baoping Yan, Zuohua Yin, & Fumin Lei (2011). Bird Migration and Risk for H5N1 Transmission into Qinghai Lake, China. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 11, 567-576.doi:10.1089/vbz.2009.0240 en
dc.identifier.issn 1530-3667
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10625/50223
dc.description.abstract The highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus still cause devastating effects to humans, agricultural poultry flocks, and wild birds. Wild birds are also detected to carry H5N1 over long distances and are able to introduce it into new areas during migration. In this article, our objective is to provide lists of bird species potentially involved in the introduction of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in Qinghai Lake, which is an important breeding and stopover site for aquatic birds along the Central Asian Flyway. Bird species were classified according to the following behavioral and ecological factors: migratory status, abundance, degree of mixing species and gregariousness, and the prevalence rate of H5N1 virus. Most of the high-risk species were from the family Anatidae, order Anseriformes (9/14 in spring, 11/15 in fall). We also estimated the relative risk of bird species involved by using a semi-quantitative method; species from family Anatidae accounted for over 39% and over 91% of the total risk at spring and fall migration periods, respectively. Results also show the relative risk for each bird aggregating site in helping to identify high-risk areas. This work may also be instructive and meaningful to the avian influenza surveillance in the breeding, stopover, and wintering sites besides Qinghai Lake along the Central Asian Flyway. en
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dc.format.extent 1 digital file (p. 567-576) en
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Mary Ann Liebert en
dc.subject BIRDS en
dc.subject FIELD STUDIES en
dc.subject MODELLING en
dc.subject SURVEILLANCE en
dc.subject TRANSMISSION en
dc.subject INFLUENZA IN BIRDS en
dc.subject INFLUENZA A VIRUS, H5N1 SUBTYPE en
dc.subject MIGRATION en
dc.subject CENTRAL ASIAN FLYWAY en
dc.subject RISK ASSESSMENT en
dc.title Bird migration and risk for H5N1 transmission into Qinghai Lake, China en
dc.type Article en
idrc.project.number 103190
idrc.project.title Avian Influenza in Migratory Birds : Regional Surveillance and Monitoring Network en
idrc.dspace.access IDRC Only en
idrc.rims.adhocgroup IDRC SUPPORTED en
dc.relation.journal Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases
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