April 15, 2013

First detection of H5N8 in Jiangsu, 江蘇 / 江苏 China

Jiangsu, China: 05.12.2010 (collection date) - 15.04.2013 (GenBank Submission Date) 

The A(H5N8) virus was first detected in domestic ducks during routine surveillance activities at a live poultry market.

Wu H, Peng X, Xu L, Jin C, Cheng L, Lu X, Xie T, Yao H, Wu N: Novel reassortant influenza A(H5N8) viruses in domestic ducks, eastern China. Emerg Infect Dis; 2014 Aug;20(8):1315-8