Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus (H5N1) Isolated from Whooper Swans, Japan
Yuko Uchida, Masaji Mase, Kumiko Yoneda, Atsumu Kimura, Tsuyoshi Obara, Seikou Kumagai, Takehiko Saito
, Yu Yamamoto, Kikuyasu Nakamura, Kenji Tsukamoto, and Shigeo Yamaguchi
Author affiliations: National Institute of Animal Health, Kannondai, Japan (Y. Uchida, M. Mase, T. Saito, Y. Yamamoto, K. Nakamura, K. Tsukamoto, S. Yamaguchi); Japan Wildlife Research Center, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan (K. Yoneda); Akita Animal Hygiene Service Center of Akita Prefecture, Akita, Japan ( A. Kimura, T. Obara, S. Kumagai);
Figure 1. Map of Japan and nearby countries, with enlargement of the northern part of the country (inset) showing location of Lake Towada.
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