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Volume 25, Number 10—October 2019
Research

Serologic Evidence of Exposure to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5 Viruses in Migratory Shorebirds, Australia

Michelle WilleComments to Author , Simeon Lisovski, Alice Risely, Marta Ferenczi, David Roshier, Frank Y.K. Wong, Andrew C. Breed, Marcel Klaassen, and Aeron C. Hurt
Author affiliations: World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (M. Wille, A.C. Hurt); Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia (S. Lisovski, A. Risely, M. Ferenczi, D. Roshier, M. Klaassen); Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong (F.Y.K. Wong); Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, Canberra, Capital Territory, Australia (A.C. Breed); University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia (A.C. Breed)

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Table

Antigens used to assess exposure of red-necked stints and Pacific black ducks to highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 viruses, Australia*

H5 virus clade† Strain
HPAI
1.1.1 A/Cambodia/X0810301/2013(H5N1)
2.1.3.2a A/Indonesia/NIHRD11771/2011(H5N1)
2.3.2.1b A/barn swallow/Hong Kong/D10-1161/2010(H5N1)
2.3.2.1c A/duck/Vietnam/NCVD-1584/2012(H5N1)
2.3.4.2 A/Guizhou/1/2013(H5N1)
2.3.4.4 A/gyrfalcon/Washington/41088-6/2014(H5N8)
2.3.4.4
A/Hubei/29578/2016(H5N6)
LPAI H5 A/duck/Victoria/0305-2/2012(H5N3)
A/wild bird/Queensland/P17-14428-30-01/2017(H5N1)‡

*All HPAI virus strains were 6:2 recombinant viruses on a PR8 backbone with the multi-basic cleavage site removed. All LPAI strains were gamma-irradiated. HPAI, highly pathogenic avian influenza; LPAI, low pathogenicity avian influenza.
†Clade notation as defined by World Health Organization/World Organization for Animal Health/Food and Agriculture Organization H5N1 Evolution Working Group (28).
‡Only used for hemagglutinin inhibition assays for serum samples from Pacific black ducks.

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