Avian influenza among waterfowl hunters and wildlife professionals

James S. Gill, Richard Webby, Mary J.R. Gilchrist, Gregory C. Gray

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We report serologic evidence of avian influenza infection in 1 duck hunter and 2 wildlife professionals with extensive histories of wild waterfowl and game bird exposure. Two laboratory methods showed evidence of past infection with influenza A/H11N9, a less common virus strain in wild ducks, in these 3 persons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1284-1286
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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