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Volume 16, Number 8—August 2010

Research

Multiyear Surveillance for Avian Influenza Virus in Waterfowl from Wintering Grounds, Texas Coast, USA

Pamela J. Ferro, Christine M. Budke, Markus J. Peterson, Dayna Cox, Emily Roltsch, Todd Merendino1, Matt Nelson, and Blanca LupianiComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA (P.J. Ferro, C.M. Budke, M.J. Peterson, D. Cox, E. Roltsch, B. Lupiani); Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Bay City, Texas, USA (T. Merendino, M. Nelson); 1Current affiliation: Ducks Unlimited, Texas Gulf Coast, Richmond, Texas, USA.

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Table 2

Subtypes of avian influenza viruses isolated in the winter (December–January) from selected species during 3 consecutive hunting seasons, Texas mid–Gulf Coast, USA, 2006–07, 2007–08, and 2008–

Species* Subtype (no. isolated)
December
January
2006 2007 2008 2007 2008 2009
Northern pintail (Anas acuta) H10N3/7 H4N6 H10N3
Northern shoveler (A. clypeata) H5N2, H6N2, H10N7
Teal, blue-winged (A. discors) H10N3 (3)
Teal, green-winged (A. crecca) H10N7, H11N3 H7N3 H7N3, H10N3 (2)

*Species selected by significance as determined by prevalence, uniqueness to the area, or native, nonmigratory species.

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1Current affiliation: Ducks Unlimited, Texas Gulf Coast, Richmond, Texas, USA.

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