To determine genotypes of avian influenza virus circulating among wild birds in South America, we collected and tested environmental fecal samples from birds along the coast of Peru, June 2006-December 2007. The 9 isolates recovered represented 4 low-pathogenicity avian influenza strains: subtypes H3N8, H4N5, H10N9, and H13N2.
|Original language||American English|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|State||Published - 1 Jun 2009|