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Prevalence of antibodies against avian influenza A (H5N1) virus among Cullers and poultry workers in Ho Chi Minh City, 2005.

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BACKGROUND: Between 2003 and 2005, highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) viruses caused large scale outbreaks in poultry in the Ho Chi Minh City area in Vietnam. We studied the prevalence of antibodies against H5N1 in poultry workers and cullers who were active in the program in Ho Chi Minh City in 2004 and 2005. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Single sera from 500 poultry workers and poultry cullers exposed to infected birds were tested for antibodies to avian influenza H5N1, using mic...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0007948

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University of Oxford
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
11
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Article: e7948
Publication date:
2009
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1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
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uuid:f0b09cfb-7ac8-4167-a406-c8178bdf1a0d
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35000
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pubs:35000

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