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Volume 14, Number 8—August 2008

Rarity of Influenza A Virus in Spring Shorebirds, Southern Alaska

Kevin Winker*Comments to Author , Erica Spackman†, and David E. Swayne†
Author affiliations: *University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA; †US Department of Agriculture, Athens, Georgia, USA;

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Species and sample sizes of wild bird hosts screened for avian influenza virus, Cordova, Alaska, May 2006 and May 2007

SpeciesSample size
Western sandpiper (Calidris mauri)500300800
Least sandpiper (C. minutilla)0250250
Glaucous-winged gull (Larus glaucescens)

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