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Volume 16, Number 4—April 2010

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Breeding Turkeys, Valparaiso, Chile

Christian Mathieu, Valentina Moreno, Patricio Retamal, Alvaro Gonzalez, Alejandro Rivera, Jorge Fuller, Cecilia Jara, Claudio Lecocq, Miriam Rojas, Alfonso García, Marcela Vasquez, Michel Agredo, Cristian Gutiérrez, Hector Escobar, Rodrigo Fasce, Judith Mora, Julio García, Jorge Fernández, Claudio Ternicier, and Patricia AvalosComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Servicio Agrícola y Ganadero, Santiago, Chile (C. Mathieu, V. Moreno, A. Gonzalez, A. Rivera, J. Fuller, C. Jara, C. Lecocq, M. Rojas, A. García, M. Vasquez, M. Agredo, C. Gutiérrez, H. Escobar, C. Ternicier, P. Avalos); Universidad de Chile, Santiago (P. Retamal); Instituto de Salud Pública, Santiago (R. Fasce, J. Mora, J. García, J. Fernández)

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Laboratory results of testing conducted on turkey farms affected by the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza outbreak, Valparaiso Region, Chile, 2009*

Farm Flock no. Results
No. Age, wk No. animals sampled No. positive No. animals sampled No. positive Ct
1 7,032 53 28 18 26 3 31.4
2 4,410 77 28 25 43 1 34.8
3 7,556 49 28 17 19 0



B 1 7,004 45 28 2 30 3 34.9
4 5,950 57 59 26 47 6 27.1

*AGID, agar gel immunodiffusion assay; rRT-PCR, real-time reverse transcription–PCR to detect matrix protein; Ct, cycle threshold values of positive results (averages).

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