Yang L, Zhu W, Li X, Chen M, et al. Genesis and Spread of Newly Emerged Highly Pathogenic H7N9 Avian Viruses in Mainland China. J Virol 2017;91. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at 5 days ago from J Virol 2017;91 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28956760/)
The novel low-pathogenic avian influenza A H7N9 viruses (LPAI H7N9 viruses) have been a threat to public health since their emergence in 2013 because of the high rates of mortality and morbidity that they ...
Iwatsuki-Horimoto K, Nakajima N, Ichiko Y, Sakai-T. Syrian hamster as an animal model for the study of human influenza virus infection. J Virol 2017 Dec 6. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at 5 days ago from J Virol 2017 Dec 6 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29212926/)
Ferrets and mice are frequently used as animal models for influenza research. However, ferrets are demanding in terms of housing space and handling, whereas mice are not naturally susceptible to infection ...
Zhong G, Le MQ, Lopes TJS, Halfmann P, et al. Mutations in the PA Protein of Avian H5N1 Influenza Viruses Affect Polymerase Activity and Mouse Virule. J Virol 2017 Dec 6. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at 5 days ago from J Virol 2017 Dec 6 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29212927/)
To study the influenza viral determinants of pathogenicity, we characterized two highly pathogenic avian H5N1 influenza viruses isolated in Vietnam in 2012 (A/duck/Vietnam/QT1480/2012; QT1480) and 2013 ...
Xiao J, Rijal P, Schimanski L, Tharkeshwar AK, et. Characterization of an influenza virus pseudotyped with Ebolavirus glycoprotein. J Virol 2017 Dec 6. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at 5 days ago from J Virol 2017 Dec 6 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29212933/)
We have produced a new Ebola virus pseudotype: E-S-FLU, which can be handled in biosafety level-1/2 containment for laboratory analysis. E-S-FLU is a single cycle influenza virus coated with Ebolavirus ...
Chen C, Liu L, Xiao Y, Cui S, et al.. Structural insight into a human neutralizing antibody against influenza virus H7N9. J Virol 2017 Dec 6. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at 5 days ago from J Virol 2017 Dec 6 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29212936/)
Since its first emergence in East China in early 2013, many cases of avian influenza A H7N9 have been reported. The disease has extended to 22 provinces in mainland China and some surrounding areas. Strategies ...
Makvandi-Nejad S, Laurenson-Schafer H, Wang L, Wel. Lack of Truncated IFITM3 Transcripts in Cells Homozygous for the rs12252-C Variant That is Associated With Severe Influenza Infection. J Infect Dis 2017 Nov 30. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at 5 days ago from J Infect Dis 2017 Nov 30 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29202190/)
Interferon-induced transmembrane 3 (IFITM3) is known to restrict the entry of a range of enveloped viruses. The single nucleotide polymorphism rs12252-C within IFITM3 has been shown to be associated with ...
Qi X, Zhang H, Xue T, Yang B, et al. Down-regulation of cellular protein heme oxygenase-1 inhibits proliferation of avian influenza virus H9N2 in chicken oviduct epithelial cells. J Gen Virol 2017 Dec 8. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at 5 days ago from J Gen Virol 2017 Dec 8 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29219807/)
The pathogenesis of H9N2 subtype avian influenza virus (AIV) infection in hens is often related to oviduct tissue damage. Our previous study suggested that H9N2 AIV induces cellular apoptosis by activating ...
Kim HK, Kim HJ, Noh JY, Van Phan L, et al. Serological evidence of H5-subtype influenza A virus infection in indigenous avian and mammalian species in Korea. Arch Virol 2017 Dec 4. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at 5 days ago from Arch Virol 2017 Dec 4 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29204739/)
In Korea, H5-subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has caused huge economic losses in poultry farms through outbreaks of H5N1 since 2003, H5N8 since 2013 and H5N6 since 2016. Although it was ...
C Li, etc.,al. Genetic evolution of influenza H9N2 viruses isolated from various hosts in China from 1994 to 2013. Emerging Microbes & Infections (2017). Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at 6 days ago from Emerging Microbes & Infections (2017) (via http://www.nature.com/articles/emi201794)
Influenza H9N2 subtype viruses and their reassortants (such as H7N9) are posing increasing threats to birds and humans in China. During 2009–2013, multiple novel subtype viruses with H9N2 original genes ...
J Chen, etc.,al. Long term outcomes in survivors of epidemic Influenza A (H7N9) virus infection. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 17275 (2017). Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at 6 days ago from Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 17275 (2017) (via https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-17497-6)
Patients who survive influenza A (H7N9) virus infection are at risk of physical and psychological complications of lung injury and multi-organ dysfunction. However, there were no prospectively individualized ...
Iskandar VI, Sasaki Y, Yoshino N, Abubakar RZR, et. Optimization of trypsins for influenza A/H1N1 virus replication in MDCK SI-6 cells, a novel MDCK cell line. J Virol Methods 2017 Nov 16. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 26, 2017 from J Virol Methods 2017 Nov 16 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29155214/)
A cell-based vaccine production method for influenza virus may be an effective and more rapid alternative to egg-based systems. For high-yield virus production, the effect of bovine, porcine, fungal, and ...
Su WC, Yu WY, Huang SH, Lai MMC, et al. Ubiquitination of the Cytoplasmic Domain of Influenza A Virus M2 Protein is Crucial for Production of Infectious Virus Particles. J Virol 2017 Nov 22. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 26, 2017 from J Virol 2017 Nov 22 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29167343/)
Virus replication is mediated by interactions between virus and host. Here, we demonstrate that influenza A virus membrane protein 2 (M2) can be ubiquitinated. The lysine residue at position 78, which ...
Wan H, Qi L, Gao J, Couzens LK, et al. Comparison of the Efficacy of N9 Neuraminidase-specific Monoclonal Antibodies against Influenza A(H7N9) Virus Infection. J Virol 2017 Nov 22. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 26, 2017 from J Virol 2017 Nov 22 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29167344/)
The fifth wave of A(H7N9) virus infection in China from 2016 to 2017 caused great concern due to the large number of individuals infected, the isolation of drug-resistant viruses and emergence of highly ...
Nam JH, Song EJ, Song D, Espano E, et al. Molecular and phylogenetic analyses of influenza B viruses isolated from pediatric inpatients in South Korea during the 2011-2012 winter season. J Gen Virol 2017 Nov 23. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 26, 2017 from J Gen Virol 2017 Nov 23 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29168676/)
Influenza B virus remains a major cause of respiratory diseases worldwide. Because of limited epidemiological and genetic data, the local and global transmission patterns of influenza B virus are not fully ...
Adeola OA, Olugasa BO, Emikpe BO. Molecular detection of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 viruses with M genes from human pandemic strains among Nigerian pigs, 2013-2015: implications and associated risk factors. Epidemiol Infect 2017 Nov 23. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 26, 2017 from Epidemiol Infect 2017 Nov 23 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29166978/)
In the post-pandemic period, influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus has been detected in swine populations in different parts of the world. This study was conducted to determine the presence and spatial patterns ...
Nagy A, Mettenleiter TC, Abdelwhab EM. A brief summary of the epidemiology and genetic relatedness of avian influenza H9N2 virus in birds and mammals in the Middle East and North Africa. Epidemiol Infect 2017 Nov 23. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 26, 2017 from Epidemiol Infect 2017 Nov 23 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29168447/)
H9N2 is the most widespread avian influenza virus subtype in poultry worldwide. It infects a broad spectrum of host species including birds and mammals. Infections in poultry and humans vary from silent ...
Wu H, Yang F, Lu R, Xu L, et al. Isolation and molecular characterization of an H5N1 swine influenza virus in China in 2015. Arch Virol 2017 Nov 21. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 26, 2017 from Arch Virol 2017 Nov 21 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29164401/)
In 2015, an H5N1 influenza virus was isolated from a pig in Zhejiang Province, Eastern China. This strain was characterized by whole-genome sequencing with subsequent phylogenetic analysis. Phylogenetic ...
Zhou L, Chen E, Bao C, Xiang N, Wu J, Wu S, et al. Clusters of Human Infection and Human-to-Human Transmission of Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus, 2013~2017. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Feb. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 23, 2017 from Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Feb (via https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/24/2/17-1565_article)
To detect changes in human-to-human transmission of influenza A(H7N9) virus, we analyzed characteristics of 40 clusters of case-patients during 5 epidemics in China in 2013–2017. Similarities in number ...
R Pebody, etc.,al. End-of-season influenza vaccine effectiveness in adults and children, United Kingdom, 2016/17. Eurosurveillance Vol 22, Issue 44, Nov 2017. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 18, 2017 from Eurosurveillance Vol 22, Issue 44, Nov 2017 (via http://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/1560-7917.ES)
The United Kingdom (UK) has a long-standing influenza selective immunisation programme offering inactivated vaccine to people 65 years of age and older and those 6 months to less than 65 years of age with ...
N. Wang et al.. Avian Influenza (H7N9) Viruses Co-circulating among Chickens, Southern China. EID Vol 23, Dec 2017. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 18, 2017 from EID Vol 23, Dec 2017 (via https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/23/12/17-0782_article)
In April 2017, three avian influenza (H7N9) viruses were isolated from chickens in southern China. Each virus had different insertion points in the cleavage site of the hemagglutinin protein compared to ...
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