highly pathogenic avian influenza

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highly pathogenic avian influenza

Abbreviation: HPAI
Any genetic variant of avian influenza A that causes serious illness, or carries a high probability of death, in infected birds.
See also: influenza
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Currently, HPAI mass vaccination in poultry should not be stopped; otherwise, many HPAI outbreaks could likely occur in poultry farms with limited biosecurity.
As a result, HPAI reserves were removed from the proved undeveloped category and have been replaced with probable and possible CO2 reserves.
Of course, preventing HPAI from entering our poultry supply is paramount, but should the worse-case scenario come true, the industry is well prepared to handle the situation.
Within the past 10 years, 4 outbreaks of HPAI A(H5N1) have occurred in South Korea (during winter and spring); migratory birds were identified as putative vectors (6-9).
Although this devastating disease has not brought any human food safety concerns, HPAI has wreaked havoc on family farms and small businesses throughout the countryside.
Currently there are 9 enterprises in this segment of animal vaccines market and HPAI sales would most probably exceed RMB 2 billion in 2015.
The HPAI H5N8 virus has apparently adapted to wild waterfowl hosts: few or no clinical signs or adverse effects are apparent in these hosts when infected with the virus.
USDA has notified the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) of the bird flu detection as part of the department's ongoing reporting of all HPAI findings.
The decision was adopted following published reports by OIE announcing that HPAI outbreaks have occurred in Canada.
The decision was adopted upon the published reports by World Organisation for Animal Health announcing that HPAI outbreaks have occurred in Canada.
Surveillance and isolation of HPAI H5N1 from wild mandarin ducks (Aix galericulata).