Infectious Diseases 2009

Infectious Diseases 2009

Canada: The avian influenza outbreak in B.C.

26 January, 2009

Results of gene sequencing indicate a low path cleavage site (NVPQRETR/GLFGAIA). The sequence is 99% related to another H5 virus (H5N2) from California in 2007. Closest match in Genbank is A/American green-winged teal/California/HKWF609/2007(H5N2).