Influenza viral infection of swine in the United States 1988-1989

T. M. Chambers, Virginia S. Hinshaw, Y. Kawaoka, B. C. Easterday, R. G. Webster

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Abstract

Swine are an animal reservoir for influenza viruses capable of causing disease in humans. A serological survey in 1988-1989 demonstrates that subtype H1 influenza viruses continue to circulate at high frequency among swine in the north-central U.S.A. (average 51% incidence). Subtype H3 viruses antigenically similar to current human H3 viruses are circulating at low frequency (average 1.1%), particularly in the southeast U.S.A.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-265
Number of pages5
JournalArchives of Virology
Volume116
Issue number1-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Virology

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