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We investigated influenza A virus activity among swine (the swine side of the swine-human interface) and describe the results of active influenza A virus surveillance among swine at Ohio agricultural fairs during the entire 2012 fair season.
The systems for RT-PCR and real-time RTPCR mainly detect the M gene, which is highly conserved, for influenza A virus detection.
This pattern suggests that the old genetic lineage of influenza A virus H7 subtypes that circulated in eastern Asia since 1999 (clade A) may have been progressively replaced by a more recent lineage (clade B).
The study, "Inhibition of Multiple Subtypes of Influenza A Virus in Cell Cultures with Morpholino Oligomers," was published in the peer-reviewed journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy and is currently available online at http://aac.
This study demonstrates the feasibility of inactivating Avian Influenza A virus in water without introducing potentially harmful chemicals," said University of Minnesota Professor of Virology Sagar Goyal.
Minimal molecular constraints for respiratory droplet transmission of an avian-human H9N2 influenza A virus.
The specimen was sent to the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH), and an influenza A virus was isolated by shell vial tissue cell culture (MDCK cells, WSLH, Madison, WI, USA).
The Centers of Disease Control (CDC) defines an influenza pandemic as a global outbreak that occurs when a new, virulent influenza A virus "emerges" in the human population, and spreads easily from person to person worldwide.
To the Editor: We have reviewed the literature cited in Tellier's Review of Aerosol Transmission of Influenza A Virus (1) and disagree that it supports the conclusions drawn regarding the importance of aerosols in natural influenza infection.
AVI's NEUGENE antisense drug development program against the influenza A virus targets genetic regions of the virus that are highly conserved across six viral subtypes that cause human disease.
Oseltamivir resistance caused by a single amino acid substitution from histidine (H) to tyrosine (Y) at position 274 of the neuraminidase active site has been reported in persons infected both experimentally and naturally with influenza A virus subtype H5N1 (1,2).
OTCBB:EGEI), developers of rapid DNA analyzers, announced today that its HDA-GT12(TM) Genetic Analyzer shows compatibility of detecting the influenza A virus, commonly known as the avian flu virus.