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Volume 27, Number 8—August 2021
Research Letter

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N8) Virus Clade, Western Siberia, Russia, 2020

Ivan SobolevComments to Author , Kirill Sharshov, Nikita Dubovitskiy, Olga Kurskaya, Alexander Alekseev, Sergey Leonov, Yuriy Yushkov, Victor Irza, Andrey Komissarov, Artem Fadeev, Daria Danilenko, Junki Mine, Ryota Tsunekuni, Yuko Uchida, Takehiko Saito, and Alexander Shestopalov
Author affiliations: Federal Research Center of Fundamental and Translational Medicine, Novosibirsk, Russia (I. Sobolev, K. Sharshov, N. Dubovitskiy, O. Kurskaya, A. Alekseev, A. Shestopalov); Siberian Federal Scientific Centre of Agro- BioTechnologies, Krasnoobsk, Russia (S. Leonov, Y. Yushkov); Federal Governmental State-Financed Institution Federal Centre for Animal Health, Vladimir, Russia (V. Irza); Smorodintsev Research Institute of Influenza, St. Petersburg, Russia (A. Komissarov, A. Fadeev, D. Danilenko); Division of Transboundary Animal Disease, National Institute of Animal Health, Tsukuba, Japan (J. Mine, R. Tsunekuni, Y. Uchida, T. Saito)

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza A viruses subtype H5N8 isolated from birds, Novosibirsk, Western Siberia, Russia, 2020*

Group Isolate ID Site Collection date IVPI value
1 A/goose/Russia_Novosibirsk region/1-12/2020 Intestine 2020 Sep 15 2.92
1 A/goose/Russia_Omsk region/55-1/2020 Intestine 2020 Aug 29 2.92
1 A/chicken/Russia_Novosibirsk region/1910-1/2020 Liver 2020 Sep 22 2.92
1 A/chicken/Russia_Novosibirsk region/1910-2/2020 Intestine 2020 Sep 22 2.92
2 A/chicken/Russia_Novosibirsk region/3-1/2020 Intestine 2020 Sep 20 2.93
2 A/chicken/Russia_Novosibirsk region/3-15/2020 Intestine 2020 Sep 20 2.93
2 A/chicken/Russia_Novosibirsk region/3-29/2020 Brain 2020 Sep 20 2.93

*ID, identification; IVPI, intravenous pathogenicity index.

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