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Avian influenza--a review for doctors in travel medicine.

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First identified in humans in Hong Kong, influenza A/H5N1, known commonly as avian influenza, has caused human disease in 15 countries around the world. Although the current number of confirmed patients is tiny compared to seasonal and the recently emerged H1N1 'swine' influenza, H5N1 remains a candidate for the next highly pathogenic influenza pandemic. Currently, H5N1 has very limited ability to spread from person-to-person but this may change because of mutation or reassortment with other ...

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10.1016/j.tmaid.2009.11.006

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Travel medicine and infectious disease More from this journal
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-12
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1873-0442
ISSN:
1477-8939
Language:
English
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uuid:c7b1bd33-7228-433c-a3df-5a762e1598a6
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68196
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2012-12-19

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