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Volume 13, Number 3—March 2007

Research

Risk for Infection with Highly Pathogenic Influenza A Virus (H5N1) in Chickens, Hong Kong, 2002

Nina Y. Kung*†1Comments to Author , Roger S. Morris*, Nigel R. Perkins*, Les D. Sims‡, Trevor M. Ellis‡, Lucy Bissett‡, Mary Chow‡, Ken F. Shortridge‡, Yi Guan‡, and Malik J.S. Peiris‡
Author affiliations: *Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand; †University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China; ‡Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation, Kowloon, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China;

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Table 1

Date of identification of avian influenza type A virus (H5N1) infection, farm location, and genotypes for all infected farms, Hong Kong, 2002

Farm IDDateDistrictGenotype
1
1 Feb
Kam Tin
Z
2*
4 Feb
Kam Tin
Z
3
4 Feb
Hung Shui Kiu
X
4
4 Feb
Kam Tin
Y (4)
5
4 Feb
Kam Tin
Z
6
6 Feb
Kam Tin
Y
7
6 Feb
Kam Tin
Y
8*
6 Feb
Kam Tin
Y
9
8 Feb
Kam Tin
Z
10
8 Feb
Kam Tin
Z
11
8 Feb
Kam Tin
Z
12
8 Feb
Kam Tin
Z
13
8 Feb
Kam Tin
Z
14
9 Feb
Kam Tin
Y (4)
15*
9 Feb
Kam Tin
Y (4)
16
15 Feb
Kam Tin
Y
17
16 Feb
Kam Tin
Y
18*
17 Feb
Kam Tin
Z
19
20 Feb
Pak Sha
Z
20
02 Mar
Pak Sha
Z
21*
15 Mar
Pak Sha
Z
22*18 MarPak ShaZ

*Infected farms not included in this study.

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1Current affiliation: AgriQuality Ltd, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

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