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Volume 21, Number 4—April 2015

Reassortant Avian Influenza A(H9N2) Viruses in Chickens in Retail Poultry Shops, Pakistan, 2009–2010

Mamoona ChaudhryComments to Author , Angélique Angot, Hamad B. Rashid, Giovanni Cattoli, Manzoor Hussain, Giulia Trovò, Alessandra Drago, Viviana Valastro, Michael Thrusfield, Sue Welburn, Mark C. Eisler, and Ilaria Capua
Author affiliations: University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan (M. Chaudhry, H.B. Rashid); University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK (M. Chaudhry, M. Thrusfield, S. Welburn); Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell'Università, Legnaro, Padua, Italy (A. Angot, G. Cattoli, G. Trovò, A. Drago, V. Valastro, I. Capua); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Islamabad, Pakistan (M. Hussain); University of Bristol, Bristol, UK (M.C. Eisler)

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Table 1

Influenza A(H9N2) viruses isolated from oropharyngeal swab samples from chickens in live poultry retail shops of Lahore, Pakistan, 2010

Isolates Collection date Towns of Lahore District*
A/chicken/Pakistan/10RS3039-283-11/2010 Jan 23 Gulberg Town
A/chicken/Pakistan/10RS3039-284-48/2010 Jan 25 Data Gunj Bakhsh Town
A/chicken/Pakistan/10RS3039-285-63/2010 Jan 26 Data Gunj Bakhsh Town
A/chicken/Pakistan/10RS3039-286-65/2010 Jan 26 Data Gunj Bakhsh Town
A/chicken/Pakistan/10RS3039-287-98/2010 Jan 27 Ravi Town
A/chicken/Pakistan/10RS3039-288-102/2010 Jan 27 Ravi Town
A/chicken/Pakistan/10RS3039-289-186/2010 Feb 11 Samanabad Town
A/chicken/Pakistan/10RS3039-199-199/2010 Feb 11 Samanabad Town
A/chicken/Pakistan/10RS3039-290-230/2010 Feb 13 Allama Iqbal Town
Feb 14
Allama Iqbal Town
*Lahore District contains the 9 towns and 1 cantonment area.

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