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Volume 18, Number 3—March 2012

Dispatch

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1) Outbreaks in Wild Birds and Poultry, South Korea

Hye-Ryoung Kim, Youn-Jeong Lee, Choi-Kyu Park, Jae-Ku Oem, O-Soo Lee, Hyun-Mi Kang, Jun-Gu Choi, and You-Chan BaeComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Animal, Plant and Fisheries Quarantine and Inspection Agency, Anyang, South Korea

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Table A1

Details of tested subtype H5N1 avian influenza viruses from wild birds and poultry, South Korea, 2010–2011*

Isolate Region Date isolated HA1 gene homology, % Sample (breed)
Wild birds
Mallard/Korea/1195/2010† Middle 2010 Dec 7 Cloacal swab
Baikal teal/Korea/Q524/2010 South 2010 Dec 27 99.9 TCK
Mandarin duck/Korea/Q525/2010 South 2010 Dec 31 99.8 TCK
Wild bird/Korea/IS18/2011 Middle 2011 Jan 5 99.8 Feces
Mandarin duck/Korea/Q2/2011 South 2011 Jan 5 99.8 TCK
Whooper swan/Korea/Q28/2011 North 2011 Jan 10 99.7 TCK
Baikal teal/Korea/Q34/2011 South 2011 Jan 10 99.6 TCK
White-fronted goose/Korea/Q27/2011 Middle 2011 Jan 10 99.7 TCK
Eurasian sparrowhawk/Korea/Q94/2011 North 2011 Jan 21 99.5 TCK
Eurasian eagle owl/Korea/Q133/2011 Middle 2011 Jan 27 99.5 TCK
Eurasian eagle owl/Korea/Q178/2011 Middle 2011 Feb 3 99.7 TCK
Eurasian eagle owl/Korea/Q182/2011 North 2011 Feb 4 99.5 TCK
Eurasian eagle owl/Korea/Q196/2011 South 2011 Feb 10 99.7 TCK
Common kestrel/Korea/Q197/2011 South 2011 Feb 11 99.8 TCK
Poultry
Duck/Korea/Cheonan/2010 Middle 2010 Dec 30 99.8 TCK (B)
Chicken/Korea/Iksan/2010 Middle 2010 Dec 30 99.9 TCK (bB)
Duck/Korea/YA54/2011 South 2011 Jan 7 99.8 TCK (b)
Duck/Korea/NJ83/2011 South 2011 Jan 9 99.8 TCK (B)
Chicken/Korea/Asan90/2011 Middle 2011 Jan 8 99.7 TCK (L)
Duck/Korea/AS117/2011 North 2011 Jan 10 99.7 TCK (b)
Chicken/Korea/YS171/2011 South 2011 Jan 14 99.6 TCK (knc)
Duck/Korea/IC360/2011 North 2011 Jan 23 99.8 feces (b)
Chicken/Korea/SJ378/2011 Middle 2011 Jan 24 99.6 TCK (L)
Quail/Korea/GC395/2011 Middle 2011 Jan 25 99.8 TCK (L)
Pheasant/Korea/PT411/2011 North 2011 Jan 27 99.8 TCK (b)
Chicken/Korea/PT412/2011 North 2011 Jan 27 99.8 TCK (bB)
Turkey/Korea/DDC518/2011 North 2011 Feb 13 99.7 TCK (b)
Chicken/Korea/IC546/2011 North 2011 Feb 18 99.7 TCK (bB)

*HA, hemagglutinin; TCK, trachea, cecal tonsil, kidney; B, breeder; bB,broiler breeder; b, broiler; L, layer; knc, Korean native chicken.
†Source (7).

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