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Volume 24, Number 10—October 2018

Transmission Dynamics of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus A(H5Nx) Clade, North America, 2014–2015

Dong-Hun Lee1, Mia Kim Torchetti, Joseph Hicks, Mary Lea Killian, Justin Bahl, Mary Pantin-Jackwood, and David E. SwayneComments to Author 
Author affiliations: US Department of Agriculture, Athens, Georgia, USA (D.-H. Lee, M. Pantin-Jackwood, D.E. Swayne); US Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa, USA (M.K. Torchetti, M.L. Killian); University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA (J. Hicks, J. Bahl)

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Well-supported discrete trait viral transitions among chicken, turkey, and wild bird populations during highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5 outbreak, Midwest and Pacific regions, USA, 2014–2015*

Transition from Transition to Bayes factor Posterior probability Mean transition rate
Midwest chicken Midwest turkey 38,421.1688 1.0 5.0917
Midwest turkey Midwest chicken 38,421.1688 1.0 1.8376
Midwest turkey Midwest wild bird 4,798.9103 0.9991 0.8344
Pacific wild bird Pacific chicken 464.3334 0.9909 0.8478
Pacific wild bird Midwest turkey 227.2091 0.9816 0.8557
Pacific wild bird Pacific turkey 201.2141 0.9792 0.5687

*Only the migrations supported by a Bayes factor >4 and posterior probability >0.5 are indicated.

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1Current affiliation: University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA.

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