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pertaining to or characteristic of birds

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Experts assessed the risk of avian influenza entering the EU and reviewed surveillance approaches which comprise monitoring by Member States and the actions they take to minimise its spread.
Citing her approach as both confrontational and complimentary, Madsen provides a detailed study of how avian influenza is becoming a heterogeneous and simultaneously a local and global matter of concern.
The present study evaluated the anti-influenza efficacy of the potent neuraminidase inhibitor zanamivir and ion channel blockers amantadine in avian species using chickens.
Hemagglutinin (HA) of avian influenza virus strains shows preferential binding to SA[alpha]2,3 receptors, which partially accounts for the reduced ability of avian influenza strains to establish infections in humans (3).
Nitin Mantri, CEO, Avian Media, who received the award, said: “Our vision is to be one of the most reputed PR agency in India and winning the Independent Agency of the Year award is testimony of the same.
POCTEM Avian Influenza applies technology utilized in POCTEM, the kit used at hospitals and clinics for rapid diagnosis of influenza in human beings, to make a simplified diagnosis of chickens infected with avian influenza within approx.
Understanding Avian Influenza is available through Agriculture in the Classroom, a grassroots program coordinated by USDA.
The German authorities have informed the European Commission on 24 June that tests carried out at the regional laboratory in Bavaria and the national reference laboratory for avian influenza in Insel Riems have detected the presence of the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N1 in two swans found dead in the province of Nurnberg, in Bavaria.
A portable biosensor for in-field, rapid screening of avian influenza virus has been developed by an interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Yanbin Li, professor of biological engineering in the University of Arkansas' Division of Agriculture, Fayetteville.
By the same token, concern over the H5N1 avian influenza virus, or "avian flu," has been in the headlines lately--and has been fodder for countless editorial cartoons and late-night talk show jokes.
Although the spread of the avian flu is slowing in Europe and unlikely to hit the U.
CoreNet Global New York City Chapter recently took a strong leadership position with regard to disseminating information on pandemic planning for a potential outbreak of Avian flu, a need government and health agencies deem "critical".
And everyone wanted to hear the cast say so in the songs of Marvin Hamlisch and Edward Klebau, in the script conceived by Michael Bennett and written by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, and in the choreography devised by Bennett and Bob Avian.
A: Bird flu, or avian influenza, is a disease caused by a virus.
With word that cases of "bird flu" are spreading (226 cases worldwide led to 129 deaths resulting from avian flu, reported the World Health Organization in June), and in light of the heat it took for its response to Hurricane Katrina, the U.