- Recent human-to-poultry host jump, adaptation, and pandemic spread of Staphylococcus aureus
Bethan V Lowder
The Roslin Institute and Centre for Infectious Diseases, Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, Queens Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, Scotland, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:19545-50. 2009
..In addition, S. aureus is a major cause of animal diseases including skeletal infections of poultry, which are a large economic burden on the global broiler chicken industry...
- Human infections with the emerging avian influenza A H7N9 virus from wet market poultry: clinical analysis and characterisation of viral genome
State Key Laboratory for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Lancet 381:1916-25. 2013
..avian influenza A H7N9 virus emerged in eastern China in February, 2013, and has been associated with exposure to poultry. We report the clinical and microbiological features of patients infected with influenza A H7N9 virus and compare ..
- Global patterns of influenza a virus in wild birds
Department of Infectious Diseases, Umea University, SE 90187 Umea, Sweden
Science 312:384-8. 2006
- Development of a real-time reverse transcriptase PCR assay for type A influenza virus and the avian H5 and H7 hemagglutinin subtypes
Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
J Clin Microbiol 40:3256-60. 2002
..The remaining samples were positive with only one detection method. Overall the sensitivity and specificity of the H7- and H5-specific RRT-PCR were similar to those of VI and HI...
- Transmission of H7N7 avian influenza A virus to human beings during a large outbreak in commercial poultry farms in the Netherlands
Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands
Lancet 363:587-93. 2004
..of highly pathogenic avian influenza A virus subtype H7N7 started at the end of February, 2003, in commercial poultry farms in the Netherlands...
- An overview of the epidemiology of avian influenza
Dennis J Alexander
Virology Department, VLA Weybridge, Addlestone, Surrey, UK
Vaccine 25:5637-44. 2007
..Influenza A viruses infecting poultry can be divided into two groups...
- Dutch patients, retail chicken meat and poultry share the same ESBL genes, plasmids and strains
M A Leverstein-Van Hall
Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
Clin Microbiol Infect 17:873-80. 2011
..Therefore, distribution of ESBL genes, plasmids and strain genotypes in Escherichia coli obtained from poultry and retail chicken meat in the Netherlands was determined and defined as 'poultry-associated' (PA)...
- Carcinogen metabolism genes, red meat and poultry intake, and colorectal cancer risk
Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, CA, USA
Int J Cancer 130:1898-907. 2012
..48-0.86; p = 0.003). We also found that GSTP1 Ile105Val might modify the association between intake of poultry cooked with high temperature methods and CRC risk (p = 0...
- Risk factor modelling of the spatio-temporal patterns of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAIV) H5N1: a review
Biological Control and Spatial Ecology, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Av FD Roosevelt 50, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 3:173-83. 2012
..influenza virus (HPAIV) H5N1 continues to impact on smallholder livelihoods, to constrain development of the poultry production sector, and to cause occasional human fatalities...
- Spa type distribution in Staphylococcus aureus originating from pigs, cattle and poultry
Technical University of Denmark, National Food Institute, Bulowsvej 27, 1790 Copenhagen V, Denmark
Vet Microbiol 141:326-31. 2010
..MRSA) of clonal complex 398 (CC398) is emerging globally among production animals such as cattle, pigs and poultry as well as among humans. However, little is known about the prevalence of CC398 among methicillin sensitive S...
- Avian influenza A (H5N1) infection in humans
John H Beigel
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
N Engl J Med 353:1374-85. 2005
- Effect of closure of live poultry markets on poultry-to-person transmission of avian influenza A H7N9 virus: an ecological study
Division of Infectious Disease, Key Laboratory of Surveillance and Early warning on Infectious Disease, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
Lancet 383:541-8. 2014
Transmission of the novel avian influenza A H7N9 virus seems to be predominantly between poultry and people...
- A novel genotype H9N2 influenza virus possessing human H5N1 internal genomes has been circulating in poultry in eastern China since 1998
Animal Infectious Disease Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Yangzhou University, 48 East Wenhui Road, Yangzhou, Jiangsu 225009, China
J Virol 83:8428-38. 2009
..However, the genesis and evolution of H9N2 viruses in poultry in eastern China have not been investigated systematically...
- Assigning the source of human campylobacteriosis in New Zealand: a comparative genetic and epidemiological approach
Molecular Epidemiology and Veterinary Public Health Laboratory, Hopkirk Research Institute, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Infect Genet Evol 9:1311-9. 2009
..Our studies provided evidence that poultry was the leading cause of human campylobacteriosis in New Zealand, causing an estimated 58-76% of cases with ..
- Probable limited person-to-person transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) virus in China
Jiangsu Provincial Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China
Lancet 371:1427-34. 2008
..Field and laboratory investigations were implemented immediately by public-health authorities...
- Campylobacter control in poultry by current intervention measures ineffective: urgent need for intensified fundamental research
Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
Vet Microbiol 152:219-28. 2011
Campylobacter-contaminated poultry meat is an important source of foodborne gastroenteritis and poses a serious health burden in industrialized countries...
- Live poultry exposure, Guangzhou, China, 2006
Health and Health Care Behaviour Research Group, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Epidemics 1:207-12. 2009
Live poultry in wet markets and backyard husbandry comprise potentially major exposure sources for human cases of H5N1 avian influenza. In China the magnitude of risk from this exposure is unknown...
- Comparative analysis of avian influenza virus diversity in poultry and humans during a highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H7N7) virus outbreak
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, P O Box 1, Bilthoven, Netherlands
J Virol 85:10598-604. 2011
..the molecular changes of these viruses during a large highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAI) outbreak in poultry along with avian-to-human transmission have never been documented...
- Swine and poultry pathogens: the complete genome sequences of two strains of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and a strain of Mycoplasma synoviae
Ana Tereza R Vasconcelos
Centro de Biotecnologia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Avenida Bento Goncalves 9500, Prédio 43421, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
J Bacteriol 187:5568-77. 2005
..Horizontal gene transfer was consistently observed between M. synoviae and Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Our analyses indicated a likely transfer event of hemagglutinin-coding DNA sequences from M. gallisepticum to M. synoviae...
- Environmental fate of roxarsone in poultry litter. I. Degradation of roxarsone during composting
J R Garbarino
National Water Quality Laboratory, U S Geological Survey, P O Box 25046 MS407, Denver Federal Center, Denver, Colorado 80225 0046, USA
Environ Sci Technol 37:1509-14. 2003
..3-nitro-4-hydroxyphenylarsonic acid, is an organoarsenic compound that is used extensively in the feed of broiler poultry to control coccidial intestinal parasites, improve feed efficiency, and promote rapid growth...
- Novel approaches for Campylobacter control in poultry
Department of Animal Science, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 4574, USA
Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:755-65. 2009
..b>Poultry, particularly chickens, is considered a major source of human campylobacteriosis...
- Carry-over of thermophilic Campylobacter spp. between sequential and adjacent poultry flocks
Institute of Food Hygiene, Free University Berlin, Koenigsweg 69, 14163 Berlin, Germany
Vet Microbiol 147:90-5. 2011
Nineteen flocks of four poultry species were monitored at a veterinary field station to investigate the distribution and spread of Campylobacter genotypes between sequential and adjacent flocks...
- Antigenic drift in H5N1 avian influenza virus in poultry is driven by mutations in major antigenic sites of the hemagglutinin molecule analogous to those for human influenza virus
OIE FAO Reference Laboratory for avian influenza and Newcastle disease, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
J Virol 85:8718-24. 2011
H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus has been endemic in poultry in Egypt since 2008, notwithstanding the implementation of mass vaccination and culling of infected birds...
- Occurrence of fastidious Campylobacter spp. in fresh meat and poultry using an adapted cultural protocol
Orla A Lynch
Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15, Ireland
Int J Food Microbiol 150:171-7. 2011
..The results of this study confirm that the diversity of Campylobacter species on fresh meats is greater than previously reported and highlights the bias of cultural methods towards the recovery of C. jejuni...
- Indications that live poultry markets are a major source of human H5N1 influenza virus infection in China
Xiu Feng Wan
State Key Laboratory for Molecular Virology and Genetic Engineering, National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 155 Changbai Road, Beijing 102206, China
J Virol 85:13432-8. 2011
..H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus have continued to occur in China without corresponding outbreaks in poultry, and there is little conclusive evidence of the source of these infections...
- Chlamydophila psittaci infections in humans during an outbreak of psittacosis from poultry in Germany
Department for Veterinary Medicine, State Institute for Consumer Protection of Saxony Anhalt, Haferbreiter Weg 132 135, 39576 Stendal, Germany
Zoonoses Public Health 55:184-8. 2008
In 2005, an outbreak of severe respiratory disease in a mixed poultry flock that was infected with Chlamydophila (C.) psittaci led to dissemination of the infection to at least 100 small poultry farms in 11 districts of Central Germany...
- Characterization of influenza virus sialic acid receptors in minor poultry species
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Maryland College Park, and Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 8075 Greenmead Drive, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Virol J 7:365. 2010
..Here, we describe the SA patterns and distributions in 6 common minor domestic poultry species: Peking duck, Toulouse geese, Chinese ring-neck pheasant, white midget turkey, bobwhite quail, and pearl ..
- Molecular and spatial epidemiology of human campylobacteriosis: source association and genotype-related risk factors
Molecular Epidemiology and Veterinary Public Health Laboratory, Hopkirk Research Institute, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Epidemiol Infect 138:1372-83. 2010
..b>Poultry-associated cases were more likely to be found in urban areas compared to rural areas...
- Multidrug-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in US Meat and Poultry
Andrew E Waters
Division of Pathogen Genomics, Translational Genomics Research Institute, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, USA
Clin Infect Dis 52:1227-30. 2011
..the prevalence, antibiotic susceptibility profiles, and genotypes of Staphylococcus aureus among US meat and poultry samples (n = 136). S...
- Avian influenza: recent developments
OIE and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
Avian Pathol 33:393-404. 2004
This paper reviews the worldwide situation regarding avian influenza infections in poultry from 1997 to March 2004...
- A case-control study of risk factors for sporadic campylobacter infections in Denmark
Danish Zoonosis Centre, Danish Veterinary Institute, Bulowsvej 27, DK 1790 Copenhagen V, Denmark
Epidemiol Infect 130:353-66. 2003
..Consumption of undercooked poultry (OR 4.5; 8.2), consumption of red meat at a barbecue (OR 2.3; 4.1), consumption of grapes (OR 1.6; 2...
- A molecular epidemiological study of avian paramyxovirus type 1 (Newcastle disease virus) isolates by phylogenetic analysis of a partial nucleotide sequence of the fusion protein gene
E W Aldous
Virology Department Veterinary Laboratories Agency Weybridge New Haw, Addlestone KT15 3NB Surrey, UK
Avian Pathol 32:239-56. 2003
..It is concluded that by using this dataset it will be possible to type future virus isolates rapidly on the basis of their nucleotide sequence and make inferences about their origins...
- The genesis and evolution of H9N2 influenza viruses in poultry from southern China, 2000 to 2005
K M Xu
International Institute of Infection and Immunity, Shantou University, Guangdong, China, and Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
J Virol 81:10389-401. 2007
H9N2 influenza viruses have become established in terrestrial poultry in different Asian countries over the last 2 decades...
- Risk maps for the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza in poultry
Gert Jan Boender
Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Lelystad, The Netherlands
PLoS Comput Biol 3:e71. 2007
..For avian influenza, the analyses show that there are two poultry-dense areas in The Netherlands where epidemic spread is possible, and in which local control measures are ..
- Poultry as a host for the zoonotic pathogen Campylobacter jejuni
Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke, Belgium
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:89-98. 2012
..number one risk factor for disease in humans, no effective strategy exists to reduce Campylobachter prevalence in poultry flocks, which can in part be explained by the incomplete understanding of the epidemiology of C...
- beta-Lactamases among extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-resistant Salmonella from poultry, poultry products and human patients in The Netherlands
Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research, Copenhagen
J Antimicrob Chemother 56:115-21. 2005
The purpose of this work was to study the genetic determinants responsible for extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) resistance of Salmonella isolated from Dutch poultry, poultry meat and hospitalized humans.
- Antimicrobial resistance of old and recent Staphylococcus aureus isolates from poultry: first detection of livestock-associated methicillin-resistant strain ST398
Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Poultry Diseases, Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Salisburylaan 133, B 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:3817-9. 2008
..of 12 antimicrobial agents for two collections of Staphylococcus aureus, isolated in the 1970s and in 2006 from poultry, were determined...
- Poultry coccidiosis: recent advancements in control measures and vaccine development
Rami A Dalloul
Animal and Natural Resources Institute, BARC East, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, USDA ARS, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
Expert Rev Vaccines 5:143-63. 2006
Coccidiosis is recognized as the major parasitic disease of poultry and is caused by the apicomplexan protozoan Eimeria. Coccidiosis seriously impairs the growth and feed utilization of infected animals resulting in loss of productivity...
- History of the use of antibiotic as growth promoters in European poultry feeds
J I R Castanon
Department of Animal Science, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35413 Spain
Poult Sci 86:2466-71. 2007
..This report analyzes the history of European legislation regarding the use of antibiotics in poultry feeds, since the first harmonization by Directive 70/524 until Regulation 1831/2003 deleted these substances from ..
- Prevalence of antibodies against avian influenza A (H5N1) virus among Cullers and poultry workers in Ho Chi Minh City, 2005
Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
PLoS ONE 4:e7948. 2009
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...
- Ecologic risk factor investigation of clusters of avian influenza A (H5N1) virus infection in Thailand
Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
J Infect Dis 199:1735-43. 2009
..Highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) was diagnosed in 1890 poultry flocks located in 953 subdistricts during 2004-2007...
- Antimicrobial resistance in selected bacteria from poultry
Carlton L Gyles
Department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
Anim Health Res Rev 9:149-58. 2008
..High levels of resistance to ciprofloxacin have been reported from China. Commensal E. coli from poultry have similar patterns of resistance but at lower frequencies...
- Assessment of national strategies for control of high-pathogenicity avian influenza and low-pathogenicity notifiable avian influenza in poultry, with emphasis on vaccines and vaccination
D E Swayne
World Organisation for Animal Health OIE, 12 rue de Prony, Paris 75017, France
Rev Sci Tech 30:839-70. 2011
..The H5N1 HPAI panzootic affecting Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe has been the largest among these, affecting poultry and/or wild birds in 63 countries...
- Human infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N1) in northern Vietnam, 2004-2005
Nguyen Duc Hien
National Institute of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam
Emerg Infect Dis 15:19-23. 2009
..39), respectively. After exact logistic regression analysis was adjusted for variation in severity, no significant effectiveness for survival was observed among patients treated with oseltamivir or methylprednisolone...
- Red meat and poultry, cooking practices, genetic susceptibility and risk of prostate cancer: results from a multiethnic case-control study
Amit D Joshi
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
Carcinogenesis 33:2108-18. 2012
..We investigated the association between red meat and poultry intake and localized and advanced PCA taking into account cooking practices and polymorphisms in enzymes that ..
- Novel reassortant highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza viruses in poultry in China
College of Veterinary Medicine, Yangzhou University, Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China
PLoS ONE 7:e46183. 2012
There has been multiple evidence that domestic poultry may act as a vessel for the generation of novel influenza A viruses...
- Keratinophilic fungi of poultry farm and feather dumping soil in Tamil Nadu, India
Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, 600 025, Chennai, India
Mycopathologia 158:303-9. 2004
Soils of 10 poultry farms from Namakkal and 12 feather dumping sites from Chennai were studied for the presence of keratinophilic fungi. A total of 34 species belonging to 19 genera and one non-sporulating fungus were recovered...
- Haemagglutinin mutations responsible for the binding of H5N1 influenza A viruses to human-type receptors
Division of Virology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 108 8639, Japan
Nature 444:378-82. 2006
..A viruses have spread to numerous countries in Asia, Europe and Africa, infecting not only large numbers of poultry, but also an increasing number of humans, often with lethal effects...
- Increased raw poultry meat colonization by extended spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in the south of Spain
Microbiology Department, School of Medicine, University of Sevilla, Avda Sánchez Pizjuán s n 41009, Sevilla, Spain
Int J Food Microbiol 159:69-73. 2012
..The prevalence of retail poultry meat colonized by ESBLEC increased from 62.5% in 2007 to 93.3% in 2010 (p=0.005)...
- Salmonella Enteritidis bacteriophage candidates for phage therapy of poultry
Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centre of Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal
J Appl Microbiol 108:1175-86. 2010
..recent years, the use of bacteriophages has been suggested as a possible tool to combat this zoonotic pathogen in poultry farms...
- Improving risk models for avian influenza: the role of intensive poultry farming and flooded land during the 2004 Thailand epidemic
Thomas P Van Boeckel
Biological Control and Spatial Ecology, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
PLoS ONE 7:e49528. 2012
..However little attention has been paid to the link between the level of intensification of poultry production and the risk of outbreak...
- Modeling habitat suitability for occurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N1 in domestic poultry in Asia: a spatial multicriteria decision analysis approach
Kim B Stevens
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK
Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol 4:1-14. 2013
..areas in Asia suitable for the occurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAIV) H5N1 in domestic poultry. Areas most suitable for H5N1 occurrence included Bangladesh, the southern tip and eastern coast of Vietnam, ..
- Relationship between domestic and wild birds in live poultry market and a novel human H7N9 virus in China
National Research Center For Wildlife Born Diseases, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
J Infect Dis 209:34-7. 2014
To trace the source of the avian H7N9 viruses, we collected 99 samples from 4 live poultry markets and the family farms of 3 patients in Hangzhou city of Zhejiang province, China...
- Factors associated with case fatality of human H5N1 virus infections in Indonesia: a case series
I Nyoman Kandun
Directorate General of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Ministry of Health, Jakarta, Indonesia
Lancet 372:744-9. 2008
..Indonesia has had the most human cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) and one of the highest case-fatality rates worldwide. We described the factors associated with H5N1 case-fatality in Indonesia...
- Antibiotic resistance, phylogenetic grouping and virulence potential of Escherichia coli isolated from the faeces of intensively farmed and free range poultry
Akua Serwaah Obeng
School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Vet Microbiol 154:305-15. 2012
Antibiotic use in poultry production is a risk factor for promoting the emergence of resistant Escherichia coli...
- Bacteriophages carrying antibiotic resistance genes in fecal waste from cattle, pigs, and poultry
Department of Microbiology, University of Barcelona, Diagonal 645, Annex, Floor 0, E 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:4908-11. 2011
..bla(CTX-M) (clusters 1 and 9), and mecA were quantified by quantitative PCR in 71 phage DNA samples from pigs, poultry, and cattle fecal wastes...
- A critical review of fear tests used on cattle, pigs, sheep, poultry and horses
Department of Large Animal Sciences, Roy Vet Agricult Univ, 1870 Frederiksberg, Denmark
Physiol Behav 92:340-74. 2007
..to establish the level of repeatability and validity found for fear tests used on cattle, pigs, sheep and goats, poultry and horses...
- Biosecurity-based interventions and strategies to reduce Campylobacter spp. on poultry farms
D G Newell
Foodborne Zoonoses Consultancy, Silver Birches, Wherwell, Andover SP11 7AW, United Kingdom
Appl Environ Microbiol 77:8605-14. 2011
The prevention and control of Campylobacter colonization of poultry flocks are important public health strategies for the control of human campylobacteriosis...
- Continent-wide association of H5N1 outbreaks in wild and domestic birds in Europe
Richard A J Williams
Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Geospat Health 5:247-53. 2011
..strain H5N1 was first detected in Europe in 2005, and has since been documented continent-wide in wild birds and poultry. However, the relative roles of each host group in transmission remain contentious...
- Measurement of antibodies to avian influenza virus A(H7N7) in humans by hemagglutination inhibition test
Section Virology, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Screening, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
J Virol Methods 132:113-20. 2006
..Using this cut-off value, A(H7) specific antibodies were detected in 49% of 508 persons exposed to poultry and in 64% of 63 persons exposed to A(H7) infected persons...
- Generating social network data using partially described networks: an example informing avian influenza control in the British poultry industry
Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health, Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, Bearsden Road, Scotland, G61 1QH, UK
BMC Vet Res 7:66. 2011
..Avian influenza (AI) control planning in Great Britain (GB) provides one example where network data for the poultry industry (the Poultry Network Database or PND), targeted large premises and is consequently demographically ..
- Comparison of Campylobacter populations in wild geese with those in starlings and free-range poultry on the same farm
F M Colles
Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3SY, United Kingdom
Appl Environ Microbiol 74:3583-90. 2008
- Blackhead disease (histomoniasis) in poultry: a critical review
L R McDougald
Department of Poultry Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Avian Dis 49:462-76. 2005
..gallinarum as the source of infection. The lack of suitable treatment drugs or vaccines emphasizes the importance of prevention by worm control and management...
- Application of Bayesian techniques to model the burden of human salmonellosis attributable to U.S. food commodities at the point of processing: adaptation of a Danish model
Food Safety and Inspection Service, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Foodborne Pathog Dis 8:509-16. 2011
..of domestically acquired sporadic human Salmonella infections resulting from contamination of raw meat, poultry, and egg products processed in the United States from 1998 through 2003...
- Temperature drops and the onset of severe avian influenza A H5N1 virus outbreaks
Chung Ming Liu
Global Change Research Center, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
PLoS ONE 2:e191. 2007
..Weather monitoring could play an important role in the early warning of outbreaks of this potentially dangerous virus...
- Poultry and livestock exposure and cancer risk among farmers in the agricultural health study
Laura E Beane Freeman
Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Cancer Causes Control 23:663-70. 2012
..The purpose of this study is to evaluate cancer risk associated with raising animals as commodities, which is associated with a variety of exposures, such as infectious agents and endotoxins...
- A recipe for disaster: outbreaks of campylobacteriosis associated with poultry liver pâté in England and Wales
C L Little
Department of Gastrointestinal, Emerging and Zoonotic Infections, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
Epidemiol Infect 138:1691-4. 2010
..b>Poultry meat (38%, 43/114) was the most commonly reported vehicle of infection, of which poultry liver pâté, and ..
- Non-commercial poultry industries: surveys of backyard and gamefowl breeder flocks in the United States
United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services, Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA
Prev Vet Med 80:120-8. 2007
The National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) Poultry '04 study was conducted to better describe non-commercial United States poultry populations, in particular, backyard and gamefowl breeder flocks...
- Highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) outbreaks in wild birds and poultry, South Korea
Hye Ryoung Kim
Animal Disease Diagnosis ivision, Animal, Plant and Fisheries Quarantine and Inspection Agency, Anyang, South Korea
Emerg Infect Dis 18:480-3. 2012
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) among wild birds emerged simultaneously with outbreaks in domestic poultry in South Korea during November 2010-May 2011. Phylogenetic analysis showed that these viruses belonged to clade 2.3...
- Evidence for differing evolutionary dynamics of A/H5N1 viruses among countries applying or not applying avian influenza vaccination in poultry
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Human Animal Interface, Viale dell Università 10, 35020, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
Vaccine 29:9368-75. 2011
..2) was introduced into Egypt in early 2006. Despite the control measures taken, including mass vaccination of poultry, the virus rapidly spread among commercial and backyard flocks...
- Relative contribution of target gene mutation and efflux to fluoroquinolone and erythromycin resistance, in French poultry and pig isolates of Campylobacter coli
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, UR086 BioAgresseurs, santé, Environnement, 37380 Nouzilly, France
Int J Antimicrob Agents 23:468-72. 2004
..This suggests the involvement of efflux in intrinsic and in acquired low-level of resistance to erythromycin in C. coli...
- Molecular epidemiological surveys of H5 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in poultry in China during 2007-2009
Wen Ming Jiang
China Animal Health and Epidemiology Center, Qingdao 266032, PR China
J Gen Virol 91:2491-6. 2010
..the prevalence and evolution of the H5 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) viruses circulating in poultry in China during 2007-2009, five molecular epidemiological surveys were carried out...
- Continuing threat of influenza (H5N1) virus circulation in Egypt
St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 17:2306-8. 2011
..Through active surveillance, we detected highly pathogenic influenza subtype H5 viruses in all poultry sectors; incidence was 5%. No other subtypes were found...
- Avian influenza H5N1 virus infections in vaccinated commercial and backyard poultry in Egypt
M H Hafez
Institute of Poultry Diseases, Free Berlin University, 14163 Berlin, Germany
Poult Sci 89:1609-13. 2010
..H5N1 avian influenza virus (AIV) surveillance program in previously H5-vaccinated commercial and family-backyard poultry flocks that was conducted from 2007 to 2008 by the Egyptian National Laboratory for Veterinary Quality Control on ..
- In vivo efficiency evaluation of a phage cocktail in controlling severe colibacillosis in confined conditions and experimental poultry houses
Department of Research and Development Controlvet, Seguranca Alimentar, S A Zona Industrial de Tondela, ZIM II, L6 Tondela, Portugal
Vet Microbiol 146:303-8. 2010
Infections caused by avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) cause important economic losses to poultry industry...
- Anthropogenic factors and the risk of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1: prospects from a spatial-based model
INRA, UR 346, F 63122 Saint Genes Champanelle, France Unité AGIRs, CIRAD, France
Vet Res 41:28. 2010
..To limit the spread of future outbreaks, efforts to control the movement of poultry products must be sustained.
- Within-host variation of avian influenza viruses
Institute for Animal Health, Compton Laboratory, Compton, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 7NN, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:2739-47. 2009
..We developed 'deep amplicon' sequence analysis for this work, and the methods and results provide a background framework for application to disease outbreaks in the field...
- Red meat and poultry intake, polymorphisms in the nucleotide excision repair and mismatch repair pathways and colorectal cancer risk
Amit D Joshi
Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, CA 90089, USA
Carcinogenesis 30:472-9. 2009
..and mismatch repair (MLH1 Ile219Val and MSH2 Gly322Asp) pathways modified the association with red meat and poultry intake...
- Poultry movement networks in Cambodia: implications for surveillance and control of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI/H5N1)
Maria D Van Kerkhove
Epidemiology Unit, Pasteur Institute of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Vaccine 27:6345-52. 2009
Movement of poultry through markets is potentially important in the circulation and spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza. However little is understood about poultry market chains in Cambodia...
- Multiplex strategy for multilocus sequence typing, fla typing, and genetic determination of antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolates collected in Switzerland
Bozena M Korczak
Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
J Clin Microbiol 47:1996-2007. 2009
..Data networking facilitates the exchange of information between collaborating centers. The described approach simplifies and improves the genotyping of Campylobacter, allowing cost- and time-efficient routine monitoring...
- The animal-human interface and infectious disease in industrial food animal production: rethinking biosecurity and biocontainment
Jay P Graham
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Environmental Health Engineering, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Public Health Rep 123:282-99. 2008
..Food animal production has been transformed since the 1918 influenza pandemic. Poultry and swine production have changed from small-scale methods to industrial-scale operations...
- Novel genotypes of H9N2 influenza A viruses isolated from poultry in Pakistan containing NS genes similar to highly pathogenic H7N3 and H5N1 viruses
Division of Microbiology, Institute for Animal Health, Compton Laboratory, Compton, Newbury, Berkshire, UK
PLoS ONE 4:e5788. 2009
..The novel genotypes of H9N2 viruses may play a role in the increased problems observed by H9N2 to poultry and reinforce the continued need to monitor H9N2 infections for their zoonotic potential.
- Environmental sampling for avian influenza virus A (H5N1) in live-bird markets, Indonesia
Indonesian Research Center for Veterinary Science, Bogor, Indonesia
Emerg Infect Dis 16:1889-95. 2010
..At each market, samples were collected from up to 27 poultry-related sites to assess the extent of contamination...
- Transmission of avian influenza virus (H3N2) to dogs
Green Cross Veterinary Products Company, Ltd, Yong In, South Korea
Emerg Infect Dis 14:741-6. 2008
..epithelial cells, which suggests potential for direct transmission of avian influenza virus (H3N2) from poultry to dogs...
- Development of H5-RT-LAMP (loop-mediated isothermal amplification) system for rapid diagnosis of H5 avian influenza virus infection
Laboratory of Influenza Viruses, Department of Virology 3, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Gakuen 4 7 1, Musashi Murayama, Tokyo 208 0011, Japan
Vaccine 24:6679-82. 2006
..These results suggested that our newly developed RT-LAMP system specific for H5 virus would be a beneficial diagnostic tool for surveillance of recent outbreaks caused by H5N1-HPAI viruses...
- Host species barriers to influenza virus infections
Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Center, 3015 GE Rotterdam, Netherlands
Science 312:394-7. 2006
- Recent advances in immunomodulation and vaccination strategies against coccidiosis
Rami A Dalloul
Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, USDA ARS, BARC East, Building 1040, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
Avian Dis 49:1-8. 2005
Coccidiosis is a ubiquitous intestinal protozoan infection of poultry seriously impairing the growth and feed utilization of infected animals...
- The persistence of fluoroquinolone-resistant Campylobacter in poultry production
Lance B Price
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 2780, USA
Environ Health Perspect 115:1035-9. 2007
..In 2005, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned fluoroquinolone use in U.S. poultry production in order to reduce the prevalence of fluoroquinolone-resistant Campylobacter...
- Antagonistic activity against Salmonella infection in vitro and in vivo for two Lactobacillus strains from swine and poultry
Cheng Chih Tsai
Department of Food Science, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, R O C
Int J Food Microbiol 102:185-94. 2005
In this study, we isolated two lactobacillus strains, i.e., strain LAP5 and LF33, from swine and poultry, respectively, and showed that both strains were acid as well as bile tolerant and were able to adhere to the cultured human ..
- Determination of arsenic speciation in poultry wastes by IC-ICP-MS
B P Jackson
Advanced Analytical Center for Environmental Sciences, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia, Aiken, South Carolina 29802, USA
Environ Sci Technol 35:4868-73. 2001
..acid (Roxarsone, ROX) or 4-aminoben-zenearsenic acid (p-arsanilic acid, p-ASA) are used as feed additives in the poultry industry for disease control and enhanced feed efficiency...
- Development of a new protocol for the isolation and quantification of Arcobacter species from poultry products
Department of Veterinary Food Inspection, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
Int J Food Microbiol 71:189-96. 2001
..cryaerophilus and A. skirrowii and at the same time fully suppresses the accompanying flora present in poultry and poultry products...
- Escherichia coli of poultry food origin as reservoir of sulphonamide resistance genes and integrons
Institute of Veterinary Research of Tunisia, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
Int J Food Microbiol 144:497-502. 2011
..of sulphonamide resistance genes and the integrons were analyzed in 166 Escherichia coli isolates recovered from poultry meat in Tunisia...
- Virulence for chickens of Clostridium perfringens isolated from poultry and other sources
Kerry K Cooper
Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology, University of Arizona, 1117 E Lowell St, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Anaerobe 16:289-92. 2010
Clostridium perfringens type A is the most common cause of poultry necrotic enteritis (NE). Of the four "major" toxins, type A strains produce only alpha toxin (CPA), which has long been considered a major factor in pathogenesis of NE...
- Risk-based surveillance for avian influenza control along poultry market chains in South China: The value of social network analysis
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Beijing, PR China
Prev Vet Med 102:196-205. 2011
Over the past two decades, the poultry sector in China went through a phase of tremendous growth as well as rapid intensification and concentration...
- Comparison of Campylobacter isolated from humans and food-producing animals in Japan
National Veterinary Assay Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan
J Appl Microbiol 100:153-60. 2006
..To compare the antimicrobial resistance, serotypes and flagellin gene types of Campylobacter isolated from humans and food-producing animals and thereby facilitate elucidation of the origin of Campylobacter causing human infection in Japan...
- Extracellular modifications to muscle collagen: implications for meat quality
R J McCormick
Department of Animal Science, University of Wyoming, Laramie 82071 3684, USA
Poult Sci 78:785-91. 1999
..Recent studies, however, suggest a potential role for the proteoglycan decorin in regulating collagen fibrillogenesis, ordering the spatial arrangement of collagen molecules and, thus, influencing crosslinking patterns...
- Phylogeography and evolutionary history of reassortant H9N2 viruses with potential human health implications
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, OIE Collaborating Center for Diseases at the Human Animal Interface, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padua, Italy
J Virol 85:8413-21. 2011
Avian influenza viruses of the H9N2 subtype have seriously affected the poultry industry of the Far and Middle East since the mid-1990s and are considered one of the most likely candidates to cause a new influenza pandemic in humans...
- Potential pathogenicity and host range of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli isolates from healthy poultry
Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
Appl Environ Microbiol 77:5830-3. 2011
..unrelated extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli isolates from healthy poultry lacked the virulence genes commonly associated with human-pathogenic strains...
- Expression patterns of influenza virus receptors in the respiratory tracts of four species of poultry
Ji Eun Yu
Laboratory of Veterinary Anatomy, College of Veterinary Medicine, Konkuk University, Seoul 143 701, Korea
J Vet Sci 12:7-13. 2011
..These results indicate that pheasants and quails may play important roles as intermediate hosts for the generation of influenza viruses with pandemic potential...
- DIVA--a vaccination strategy enabling the detection of field exposure to avian influenza
OIE and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro PD, Italy
Dev Biol (Basel) 119:229-33. 2004
..on the development, validation and field application of a control strategy for avian influenza infections in poultry. The "DIVA" (Differentiating Infected from Vaccinated Animals) strategy is based on the use of an inactivated oil ..
- Investigation of human infections with Salmonella enterica serovar Java in Scotland and possible association with imported poultry
D J Brown
Euro Surveill 8:35-40. 2003
PFGE analysis of S. Java strains (29 from humans, 30 from poultry meat) showed two major clusters. All isolates from poultry imported from the Netherlands belonged to Cluster A, which also comprised 10 human isolates...