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Volume 12, Number 8—August 2006

Dispatch

Avian Influenza among Waterfowl Hunters and Wildlife Professionals

James S. Gill*Comments to Author , Richard J. Webby†, Mary J.R. Gilchrist*, and Gregory C. Gray‡
Author affiliations: *University of Iowa Hygienic Laboratory, Iowa City, Iowa, USA; †St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; ‡University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, USA

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Serologic results and demographics of duck hunter and Iowa DNR workers*

Waterfowl handlers Sex Age, y Hunting/bird exposure, y MN titer HI titer
Hunter M 39 31 40 10
DNR 1 M 52 27 10 10†
DNR 2 M 53 30 10 10

*DNR, Department of Natural Resources; MN, microneutralization assay; HI, hemagglutination inhibition.
†Repeat HI titer was 20.

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