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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Risk factors and characteristics of low pathogenic avian influenza virus isolated from commercial poultry in Tunisia.
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.
Keywords: H9N2 virus, pathogenicity, avian influenza virus, low pathogenic avian influenza virus.
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.
All H and N subtypes can be found as low pathogenic avian influenza virus strains in aquatic wild birds, which are assumed to be the main reservoirs outside poultry (2,3).