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Volume 16, Number 8—August 2010

Research

Scavenging Ducks and Transmission of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, Java, Indonesia

Joerg HenningComments to Author , Hendra Wibawa, John Morton, Tri Bhakti Usman, Akhmad Junaidi, and Joanne Meers
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (J. Henning, J. Morton, J. Meers); Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia (H. Wibawa); and Disease Investigation Centre, Wates, Indonesia (T.B. Usman, A. Junaidi)

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Table

Antibodies to avian influenza (H5) in ducks and in-contact chickens monitored on the same farms during 501 farm visits, Central Java, Indonesia, March 2007–March 2008

H5 serologic status of ducks* H5 serologic status of in-contact chickens† No. (%) farm visits
Positive Positive 3 (0.6)
Positive Negative 107 (21.4)
Negative Positive 7 (1.4)
Negative Negative 384 (76.6)

*Based on results from 10 ducks at each farm visit.
†Based on results from 5 in-contact chickens at each farm visit.

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