DOI: 10.1128/spectrum.04776-22 ISSN: 2165-0497

Investigating the Genetic Diversity of H5 Avian Influenza Viruses in the United Kingdom from 2020–2022

Alexander M. P. Byrne, Joe James, Benjamin C. Mollett, Stephanie M. Meyer, Thomas Lewis, Magdalena Czepiel, Amanda H. Seekings, Sahar Mahmood, Saumya S. Thomas, Craig S. Ross, Dominic J. F. Byrne, Michael J. McMenamy, Valerie Bailie, Ken Lemon, Rowena D. E. Hansen, Marco Falchieri, Nicola S. Lewis, Scott M. Reid, Ian H. Brown, Ashley C. Banyard
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Genetics
  • General Immunology and Microbiology
  • Ecology
  • Physiology

High-pathogenicity avian influenza virus (HPAIV) outbreaks devastate avian species across all sectors, having both economic and ecological impacts through mortalities in poultry and wild birds, respectively. These viruses can also represent a significant zoonotic risk.

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