low pathogenic avian influenza


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low pathogenic avian influenza

Abbreviation: LPAI
Any genetic subtype of avian influenza A that causes mild, nonfatal disease in infected birds.
See also: influenza
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Reassortant low pathogenic avian influenza H5N2 viruses in African wild birds.
Limited numbers of human infections with low pathogenic avian influenza A, subtype H7, viruses have been reported and attributed to recent exposure to infected poultry (1-6).
Until recent events, HPAI outbreaks or epizootics were assumed to first require transmission of a low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) virus from wild birds to domestic poultry (1).
Commission decision 2004/666/CE of 29 September 2004 on introducing vaccination to supplement the measures to control infections with low pathogenic avian influenza in Italy and on specific movement control measures and repealing decision 2002/975/EC.