Low Frequency of Poultry-to-Human H5N1 Transmission, Southern Cambodia, 2005
Sirenda Vong* , Benjamin Coghlan†‡§, Sek Mardy*, Davun Holl¶, Heng Seng#, Sovann Ly#, Megge Miller†, Philippe Buchy*, Yves Froehlich**, Jeanptiste Dufourcq††, Timothy Uyeki‡‡, Wilina Lim§§, and Touch Sok#
Author affiliations: *Institut Pasteur in Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; †World Health Organization, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; ‡Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; §Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia; ¶Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; #Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; **Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; ††Calmette Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; ‡‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; §§Hong Kong Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China
Figure 1. Clustering of 25 households with a high likelihood of avian influenza H5N1 (35%) in chickens, February 27–March 26, 2005, southern Cambodia. White squares indicate visited households without chicken deaths, and black squares indicate households with a chicken flock that was probably infected with H5N1 virus. The cluster is indicated by the circle.
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