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Volume 14, Number 3—March 2008


Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus (H5N1) in Domestic Poultry and Relationship with Migratory Birds, South Korea

Youn-Jeong Lee*1, Young-Ki Choi†1, Min-Suk Song†, Ok-Mi Jeong*, Eun-Kyoung Lee*, Woo-Jin Jeon*, Wooseog Jeong*, Seong-Joon Joh*, Kang-seuk Choi*, Moon Her*, Eun ho Lee†, Tak-Gue Oh†, Ho-Jin Moon‡, Dae-Won Yoo‡, Chul-Joong Kim‡Comments to Author , Moon-Hee Sung¶, Haryoung Poo#, Jun-Hun Kwon*, Jae-Hong Kim§Comments to Author , Yong-Joo Kim*Comments to Author , Min-Chul Kim*Comments to Author , Aeran Kim*Comments to Author , and Min-Jeong Kim*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Anyang, South Korea; †College of Medicine and Medical Research Institute of Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, South Korea; ‡College of Veterinary Medicine of Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea; §College of Veterinary Medicine of Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; ¶Bioleaders Corporation, Daejeon, South Korea; #Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejeon, South Korea;

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History of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) suspected cases, South Korea, 2006–2007

Date reported Outbreak no. Source/ breed* Age, wk Region No. animals/farm Clinical signs Isolate
2006 Nov 22 1 Chicken/BB 45 Jeollabuk
Iksan 13,000 Depression, death A/chicken/IS/2006
2006 Nov 27 2 Chicken/BB 40 Jeollabuk
Iksan 12,000 Depression, death A/chicken/IS3/2006
2006 Dec 10 3 Quail 16–28 Jeollabuk
Gimje 290,000 Death A/quail/KJ4/2006
2006 Dec 21 4 Duck/B 30 Chungcheongnam
Asan 9,000 Decrease in egg production A/duck/Asan5/2006
2007 Jan 20 5 Chicken/L 32 Chungcheongnam
Cheonan 30,000 Depression, death A/chicken/CA7/2007
2006 Dec 21 Environment Chungcheongnam
Cheonan A/environment/Korea/ W149/2006
2006 Dec 21 Environment Chungcheongbuk
Cheongju A/environment/Korea/ W150/2006

*BB, broiler breeder; B, breeder; L, layer.

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1These authors contributed equally to this work.