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Avian Influenza

Avian fluScientific name: Orthomyxoviridae, Influenza Type A (CABI)

Common names: Highly pathogenic avian influenza, fowl plague

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Native To: First noted in Italy in 1878 (Global Invasive Species Database 2005)

Date of U.S. Introduction: n/a

Means of Introduction: Projected to arrive in the U.S. in migratory birds or through poultry imports (Global Invasive Species Database 2005)

Impact: Infects poultry, waterfowl, and some mammals (including humans) (CABI)

Current U.S. Distribution: Not currently established in the U.S.

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Partnership

Invasive Species Compendium - Avian Influenza
CAB International.

Avian Influenza
UN. FAO. Animal Production and Health Division.

Avian Influenza
UN. World Health Organization.

Global Invasive Species Database - Avian Influenza Virus (micro-organism)
IUCN. Species Survival Commission. Invasive Species Specialist Group.

Avian Influenza Portal
World Organisation for Animal Health.

Federal Government

Information on Avian Influenza
DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

H5N1 Avian Flu
DHHS. Flu.gov.

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
DOI. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Avian Influenza
DOI. USGS. National Wildlife Health Center.

Field Manual of Wildlife Diseases: General Field Procedures and Diseases of Birds - Viral Dideases: Chapter 22 - Avian Influenza (PDF | 410 KB)
DOI. National Wildlife Health Center.
See the complete field manual, a revised and expanded version of the 1988 Volume 1, Field Guide to Wildlife Diseases, was funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Federal Aid, Administrative Grant No. AP95-017.

Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)
U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Avian Influenza
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Avian Influenza Disease
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

Avian Influenza Action Group
United States Department of State.

International Government

Avian Influenza (bird flu)
Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (Australia).

State Government

Michigan Emerging Disease Issues - Avian Influenza
State of Michigan.

Avian Influenza
State of New Jersey Department of Agriculture.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bird Flu
New York Department of Environmental Conservation.

Wildlife-Related Diseases - Avian Influenza
Pennsylvania Game Commission.

Avian Influenza and Wild Birds
Utah Department of Natural Resources. Division of Wildlife Resources.

Avian Influenza
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

Academic

Avian Influenza in Poultry
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Avian Influenza
Iowa State University. Center for Food Security and Public Health.

Avian Influenza: An Internal Report for the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (Feb 2006; PDF | 849 KB)
Ohio State University. College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Professional

Avian Influenza - Frequently Asked Questions
American Veterinary Medicine Association.

Case Studies: Avian Disease
Wetlands International.

Citations

CABI. Invasive Species Compendium. Avian influenza. CAB International. [Accessed Apr 4, 2015].

Global Invasive Species Database. 2005. Avian Influenza Virus (micro-organism). Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) of the IUCN Species Survival Commission.

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Last Modified: Jul 20, 2016
 
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