Influenza Virus A (H10N7) in Chickens and Poultry Abattoir Workers, Australia
George G Arzey, Peter D Kirkland, K Edla Arzey, Melinda Frost, Patrick Maywood, Stephen Conaty, Aeron C Hurt, Yi-Mo Deng, Pina Iannello, Ian Barr, Dominic E Dwyer, Mala Ratnamohan, Kenneth McPhie, Paul Selleck
EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES | CENTERS DISEASE CONTROL | Published : 2012
In March 2010, an outbreak of low pathogenicity avian influenza A (H10N7) occurred on a chicken farm in Australia. After processing clinically normal birds from the farm, 7 abattoir workers reported conjunctivitis and minor upper respiratory tract symptoms. Influenza virus A subtype H10 infection was detected in 2 workers.
The Melbourne WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.