Genetic Characterization of HPAI (H5N1) Viruses from Poultry and Wild Vultures, Burkina Faso
Mariette F. Ducatez*, Zekiba Tarnagda†, Marc C. Tahita†, Adama Sow‡, Sebastien de Landtsheer*, Brandon Z. Londt§, Ian H. Brown§, Albert D.M.E. Osterhaus¶, Ron A.M. Fouchier¶, Jean-Bosco B. Ouedraogo†, and Claude P. Muller*
Author affiliations: *National Public Health Laboratory, Luxembourg; †Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso; ‡Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Surrey, England, United Kingdom; ‡Laboratoire National de l’Elevage, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; §Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Surrey, England, United Kingdom; ¶Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands;
Figure 2. Northern equatorial Africa. Only countries where highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) sequences from avian species are available are named. Strain similarities are indicated as follows: light gray for countries with cluster I strains, black for countries with cluster II strains, and dark gray for countries with cluster III strains.
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