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Volume 26, Number 9—September 2020

Incidence and Seroprevalence of Avian Influenza in a Cohort of Backyard Poultry Growers, Egypt, August 2015–March 2019

Mokhtar R. Gomaa1, Amira S. El Rifay1, Dina Abu Zeid, Mona A. Elabd, Eman Elabd, Ahmed Kandeil, Noura M. Abo Shama, Mina N. Kamel, Mohamed A. Marouf, Ahmed Barakat, Samir Refaey, Amal Naguib, Pamela P. McKenzie, Richard J. Webby, Mohamed A. AliComments to Author , and Ghazi KayaliComments to Author 
Author affiliations: National Research Centre, Giza, Egypt (M.R. Gomaa, A.S. El Rifay, D. Abu Zeid, M.A. Elabd, E. Elabd, A. Kandeil, N.M. Abo Shama, M.N. Kamel, M.A. Marouf, M.A. Ali); Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt (A. Barakat); Ministry of Health and Population, Cairo (S. Refaey, A. Naguib); St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA (P.P. McKenzie, R.J. Webby); Human Link, Hazmieh, Lebanon (G. Kayali); University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA (G. Kayali)

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Table 1

Animals raised by enrolled households in a study of avian influenza among backyard poultry growers, Egypt, August 2015–March 2019

Animal % Households Median no. animals (range)
Chickens 91.3 15 (1–100)
Ducks 83.6 10 (1–700)
Pigeons 34.4 10 (1–100)
Geese 27 4 (1–20)
Donkeys 25.9 1 (1–3)
Buffaloes 25.6 2 (1–7)
Cows 24.6 1 (1–7)
Sheep 15.3 1 (1–30)
Goats 12.1 2 (1–30)
Turkeys 11.7 14 (1–15)
Dogs 8.2 2 (1–4)
Rabbits 7.8 5 (1–70)
Horses 5.8 1 (1–10)
Cats 2.5 7 (1–10)
Camels 0.01 1 (1–2)

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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