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First Posted Jan 12 2010
Nov 7, 2014

Investigation of Equine Influenza Transmission in NSW: Walk, Wind or Wing?

"N S W Public Health Bull. 2009 Sep-Oct;20(9-10):152-6.
Investigation of Equine Influenza Transmission in NSW: Walk, Wind or Wing?
Spokes PJ, Marich AJ, Musto JA, Ward KA, Craig AT, McAnulty JM.
NSW Public Health Officer Training Program, NSW Department of Health. paula.spokes@doh.health.nsw.gov.au

Objectives:

"This study described the potential for mechanical spread of equine influenza. Further research, including laboratory testing of bird plumage following contact with infected horses, may be useful to confirm the possibility of avian fomite transmission."

PMID: 19917207 [PubMed - in process]

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