Avian sentence example
Until relatively recently avian flu was thought only to infect birds.
Keep a wary eye on areas of the world where avian bird flu outbreaks are documented.
They are unlikely to be carrying avian flu but they can suffer from other infections that people can catch.
There has only been one isolated case of H5N1 avian flu in the UK to date.
H7 avian flu remains largely a disease in birds, which does not transmit easily to humans.Advertisement
Unlike the 1957 and 1968 pandemic HAs, phylogenetic analyzes do not place the 1918 sequence in the avian clade.
Only one of the two commercially available Elisa tests was capable of reliably detecting the response of these birds to Avian Pneumovirus virus.
Wnt signaling regulates myogenic differentiation in the developing avian limb.
The other great uncertainty is the effect of an avian flu epidemic in the EU.
It is hard for people to catch avian influenza from birds and the following simple steps are also effective against avian influenza.Advertisement
At present, it is not recommended that persons traveling to countries affected by avian influenza carry antiviral drugs.
The last outbreak of avian influenza in Britain occurred in 1991 in Norfolk.
There was no legal basis for dealing with low pathogenic avian influenza at present.
At present, H5N1 avian influenza remains largely a disease of birds.
Most of the avian influenza virus isolates are low pathogenic.Advertisement
The H5N1 strain of avian influenza is not only pathogenic to birds, but has also infected humans.
Farmers are being encouraged to ensure against possible outbreaks of foot and mouth disease, sheep pox, avian influenza and swine fever.
Our latest assessment is that there is a high risk of further global geographic spread of avian flu in birds.
The current H5N1 strain of avian flu virus does not transmit easily from birds to mammals like cats.
The only countries to apply for permission to use preventative vaccination against avian flu H5N1 were France and Holland.Advertisement
For a list of avian vets, consult the website of Parrots Magazine.
We will be pleased to help to put you in touch with an avian veterinarian in your area.
Matt Cottingham researches avian virology and its application to human vaccines at the Institute for Animal Health near Newbury.
There are 15 types of avian flu virus that affects birds.
Schaudinn (50), who investigated certain avian Trypanosomes, considered the latter view to be correct, and believed that the carrier - in this instance a gnat - is indeed the definitive host, i.e.Advertisement
Schaudinn has stated, however, that Trypanomorpha becomes, in certain phases, attached to a red blood-corpuscle (ectoglobular), and, in others, penetrates inside one and eventually destroys it (endoglobular); while his other avian parasite, Trypanosoma ziemanni, apparently draws up into itself the white corpuscle (leucocyte) to which it becomes attached.
There is information on avian breeding, nutrition of primates, snakes, iguanas, marmoset and tamarin care, and reptile aggression.
Vaccination against avian influenza has been widely practiced outside the EU.
People living in rural areas have been raising backyard chickens for decades without any trouble, but diseases like avian flu have raised a number of concerns, as has the possibility of salmonella.
Avian bird flu media reports have been filled with outbreak potential in recent weeks, with much press given to the threat of a pandemic, prompting President Bush to implement a plan to combat an outbreak of avian flu.Advertisement
Like SARS that appeared in South China in 2002 and rapidly spread through the provinces, there is concern that avian bird flu may follow the same pattern.
Should the avian bird flu outbreak become severe, WHO may again call for a travel band to China.
Maybe. U.S. health officials have estimated that up to 1.9 million Americans could be killed and nearly 10 million hospitalized by an avian bird flu pandemic.
Health officials said preparation for an avian bird flu pandemic may help boost U.S. efforts against the annual flu outbreak and help save lives.
President Bush agrees and is being proactive, since he knows that it may take up to two years or more before any evidence appears concerning a massive avian bird flu outbreak, or for any restrictions to be put into place.Advertisement
The best method of controlling the spread of avian bird flu disease remains inoculation.
Rumors will continue to fly about avian bird flu.
There is every reason to believe that SARS and now avian flu will be followed by other public health challenges.
The current level of risk to human health posed by H7 avian flu is very low.
However, Intervet claims these excretions would not be large enough spread avian flu.Advertisement
As in the case of plants, western, eastern, northern and southern avian species meet in Nebraska.
Schaudinn had fully described the relations of certain avian Trypanosomes to their invertebrate host, Culex pipiens (females).
In many cases, at any rate, this indicates a difference in sexuality; and it is particularly necessary to bear this factor in mind when considering the avian Trypanosomes, where, perhaps, the extremes of form are to be met with.
Thus, for instance, the archecentric condition of any Avian structure is a metacentre of the Sauropsidan stem.
In view, however, of the great interest excited by Schaudinn's work on avian parasites, as well as on account of the far-reaching importance of his conclusions to the study of the Haematozoa, a brief summary of his celebrated research is necessary.Advertisement