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Volume 17, Number 2—February 2011

Dispatch

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)

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Table

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.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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