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Predictors for risk factors for spread of avian influenza viruses by poultry handlers in live bird markets in Uganda.
Live bird markets (LBMs) are essential for marketing poultry, but have been linked to many outbreaks of avian influenza (AI) and its spread. In Uganda, it has been observed that demographic characteristics of poultry ...
Poor biosecurity in live bird markets in Uganda: A potential risk for highly pathogenic avian influenza disease outbreak in poultry and spread to humans.
(International Scholars Journals, 2014)
Live bird markets (LBMs) are essential for marketing of poultry, but can be a hub for the rapid spread of diseases including avian influenza (AI). We assessed the status of biosecurity in 108 LBMs in 37 districts of Uganda. ...
Genetic analysis of Influenza B viruses isolated in Uganda during the 2009–2010 seasons.
(BioMed Central, 2013)
Background: Influenza B viruses can cause morbidity and mortality in humans but due to the lack of an animal reservoir are not associated with pandemics. Because of this, there is relatively limited genetic sequences ...
Prevalence of Influenza A viruses in livestock and free-living waterfowl in Uganda.
(BioMed Central, 2014)
Background: Avian influenza viruses may cause severe disease in a variety of domestic animal species worldwide, with high mortality in chickens and turkeys. To reduce the information gap about prevalence of these viruses ...