A systematic study towards evolutionary and epidemiological dynamics of currently predominant H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Vietnam
Thanh Nguyen Lam, Simon M Firestone, Mark A Stevenson, Neil D Young, Leslie D Sims, Huy Chu Duc, Ngoc Nguyen Tien, Van Nguyen Long, Thanh Le Tung, Van Nguyen Hung, Nam Nguyen Hung, Ngoc Tien Tien, Dang Nguyen Tho, Ngoc Tran Bich, Keita Matsuno, Masatoshi Okamatsu, Hiroshi Kida, Yoshihiro Sakoda
Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2019
Awarded by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Awarded by Japan Initiative for Global Research Network on Infectious Diseases (J-GRID) from AMED
Awarded by Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award
We are sincerely grateful to the Vietnam DAH, especially Drs. Pham Van Dong, Nguyen Thu Thuy for their cordial support. We thank staffs of provincial Sub-DAHs and regional veterinary diagnosis centers for joining field sampling and excellent laboratory support, respectively. We also thank to Dr. Kosuke Soda (The Avian Zoonosis Research Center, Faculty of Agriculture, Tottori University, Japan), Drs. Nguyen Thi Lan, Le Van Phan (Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Vietnam National University of Agriculture, Ha Noi, Vietnam) and Dr. Frank Wong (CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia) for sharing virus details and helpful suggestions. This study was financially supported by Program for Leading Graduate Schools (F01) from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the Japan Initiative for Global Research Network on Infectious Diseases (J-GRID) from AMED (JP18fm0108008). S.M.F. is supported by an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DE160100477). N.D.Y. holds a Career Development Fellowship funded from National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia.