Journal article

A cross-sectional study to quantify the prevalence of avian influenza viruses in poultry at intervention and non-intervention live bird markets in central Vietnam, 2014

D-H Chu, MA Stevenson, LV Nguyen, N Isoda, SM Firestone, TN Nguyen, LT Nguyen, K Matsuno, M Okamatsu, H Kida, Y Sakoda

Transboundary and Emerging Diseases | WILEY | Published : 2017

Abstract

In Vietnam, live bird markets are found in most populated centres, providing the means by which fresh poultry can be purchased by consumers for immediate consumption. Live bird markets are aggregation points for large numbers of poultry, and therefore, it is common for a range of avian influenza viruses to be mixed within live bird markets as a result of different poultry types and species being brought together from different geographical locations. We conducted a cross-sectional study in seven live bird markets in four districts of Thua Thien Hue Province in August and December, 2014. The aims of this study were to (i) document the prevalence of avian influenza in live bird markets (as mea..

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Grants

Awarded by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) KAKENHI


Awarded by Japan Initiative for Global Research Network on Infectious Diseases (J-GRID)


Funding Acknowledgements

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) KAKENHI, Grant/Award Number: 16J06369, F01; Japan Initiative for Global Research Network on Infectious Diseases (J-GRID), Grant/Award Number: 15006019