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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The outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza virus (LPAIV) H9N2 are common in Pakistan and this subtype is now endemic in commercial poultry farms (Aamir et al.
HPAI, highly pathogenic avian influenza; LPAI, low pathogenic avian influenza.
Risk factors and characteristics of low pathogenic avian influenza virus isolated from commercial poultry in Tunisia.
NFU Scotland's Vice President Andrew McCornick said:"Given the number of cases of low pathogenic avian influenza seen across Europe and in the UK, often linked to migratory birds and wildfowl, this is a worrying but not unexpected outbreak.
Frequent outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza virus (LPAIV) H9N2 in Asian countries like Pakistan and China revealed that this subtype is now endemic in poultry birds (Swayne and Slemons, 1998; Naeem et al., 1999; Aamir et al.,2007).
Most human infections have been caused by HPAI subtype H5N1 viruses in several countries and by low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) subtype H7N9 virus, primarily in China (8,9).
Prevalence of low pathogenic avian influenza virus in one live bird market in Eastern China from 2002-2011.
Low pathogenic avian influenza A (H7N2) virus infection in an immunocompromised adult, New York, USA, 2003.
Isolation of a low pathogenic avian influenza virus (H7N7) from a black kite (Milvus migrans) in Egypt in 2005.
In 2003, infection with low pathogenic avian influenza A (H7N2) virus was identified in an immunocompromised man with fever and community-acquired pneumonia in New York, USA.