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Volume 28, Number 10—October 2022

Novel Zoonotic Avian Influenza A(H3N8) Virus in Chicken, Hong Kong, China

Thomas H.C. Sit, Wanying Sun, Anne C.N. Tse, Christopher J. Brackman, Samuel M.S. Cheng, Amy W. Yan Tang, Jonathan T.L Cheung, Malik Peiris1Comments to Author , and Leo L.M. Poon1
Author affiliations: Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong, China (T.H.C. Sit, A.C.N. Tse, C.J. Brackman); The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (W. Sun, S.M.S. Cheng, A.W. Yan Tang, J.T.L. Cheung, M. Peiris, L.L.M. Poon)

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Table 3

Follow-up virologic results for local chicken farms previously positive for avian influenza A(H3N8) virus, Hong Kong, China*

Farm Date samples collected No. samples† No. (%) positive by RT-PCR
No. (%) positive by virus isolation
H9 H3 H9 H3
A 2022 May 10 50 0 0 0 0
B 2022 May 11 50 0 0 0 0
C 2022 May 10 50 2 (4) 0 0 0
D 2022 May 11 50 0 0 0 0

*RT-PCR, reverse transcription PCR. †Includes oropharyngeal and cloacal samples.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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