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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 A4

Hemagglutinin and neuramindase subtype combinations for all avian influenza viruses isolated from hunter-harvested waterfowl, Texas mid–Gulf Coast, USA, September–January 2006–07, 2007–08, and 2008–09

Neuraminidase
Hunting season
Hemagglutinin*
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
10
11
Total
1
2006–07 2 5 7
2007–08
2


1

2
3


8
2
2006–07 2 1 3
2007–08 1 5 2 1 9
2008–09






1


1
3
2006–07 1 1 2
2007–08

1


3

2
7

13
4
2006–07 0
2007–08


1



1


2
5
2006–07 2 2
2007–08









0
6
2006–07 1 2 1 4
2007–08 2 17 19
2008–09



2





2
7
2006–07 2 2
2007–08






5
9

14
8
2006–07 7 2 1 10
2007–08 1 9 7 1 18
2008–09



2





2
9
2006–07 2 2
2007–08








6
6
Total 2006–07 2 2 8 6 0 10 1 2 1 32
2007–08 2 2 12 26 8 5 11 17 6 89†
2008–09 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 5
Total 4 4 20 36 8 15 13 19 7 126

*No H8, H9, or H12–16 were identified in this study.
†Eight isolates not recorded because of inability to subtype the hemagglutinin and/or neuraminidase. All isolates included regardless of real-time reverse transcription–PCR result.

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

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