No evidence that migratory geese disperse avian influenza viruses from breeding to wintering ground.

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Yin, Shenglai; Kleijn, David; Müskens, Gerard J. D. M.; Fouchier, Ron A. M.; Verhagen, Josanne H.; Glazov, Petr M.; Si, Yali; Prins, Herbert H. T.; de Boer, Willem Frederik;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177790, pmc: PMC5436700
  • Subject: Avian Influenza | Crustaceans | Infectious Diseases | Alterra - Animal ecology | Nature Conservation and Plant Ecology | Barnacles | PE&RC | Animals | Viruses | Biology and Life Sciences | Arthropoda | Netherlands | Zoonoses | Resource Ecology | Natuurbeheer en Plantenecologie | Alterra - Dierecologie | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Waterfowl | Viral Pathogens | Science | Organisms | Animal Sexual Behavior | Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Plant Ecology and Nature Conservation | Geographical Locations | Birds | Pathogens | People and Places | Animal Migration | Animal Influenza | Leerstoelgroep Resource Ecology | Behavior | Animal Ecology | Europe | Poultry | Animal Behavior | Microbiology | Medicine | Plantenecologie en Natuurbeheer | Ducks | Fowl | Medical Microbiology | Q | R | Dierecologie | Animal Diseases | Medicine and Health Sciences | Invertebrates | Zoology

textabstractLow pathogenic avian influenza virus can mutate to a highly pathogenic strain that causes severe clinical signs in birds and humans. Migratory waterfowl, especially ducks, are considered the main hosts of low pathogenic avian influenza virus, but the role of... View more
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