Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home

Volume 17, Number 2—February 2011


New Avian Influenza Virus (H5N1) in Wild Birds, Qinghai, China

Yanbing Li, Liling Liu, Yi Zhang, Zhenhua Duan, Guobin Tian, Xianying Zeng, Jianzhong Shi, Licheng Zhang, and Hualan ChenComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Harbin, People’s Republic of China (Y. Li, L. Liu, Y. Zhang, Z. Duan, G. Tian, X. Zeng, J. Shi, H. Chen); Qinghai Provincial Center of Animal Disease Control and Prevention, Xining, People’s Republic of China (L. Zhang)

Main Article


Percentage homology of influenza viruses closely related to avian influenza virus (H5N1) QH09, Qinghai, China*

Gene Virus % Homology
HA LE/Hong Kong/8863/07 97.1
NA WS/Hokkaido/1/08 98.9
PB2 LE/Hong Kong/8863/07 98.7
PB1 WS/Hokkaido/1/08 98.8
PA CK/Yamaguchi/7/04 97.2
NP WS/Hokkaido/1/08 98.3
M LE/Hong Kong/8883/07 98.9
NS LE/Hong Kong/8863/07 99.5

*HA, hemagglutinin; NA, neuramindase; PB, basic polymerase; PA, acidic polymerase; NP, nucleoprotein; M, matrix; NS, nonstructural.

Main Article

1These authors contributed equally to this article.

Top of Page The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO