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Volume 26, Number 9—September 2020

Association of Biosecurity and Hygiene Practices with Environmental Contamination with Influenza A Viruses in Live Bird Markets, Bangladesh

Sukanta ChowdhuryComments to Author , Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner, James C. Kile, Md. A. Hoque, Mohammed Z. Rahman, Md. E. Hossain, Probir K. Ghosh, Syed S.U. Ahmed, Erin D. Kennedy, Katharine Sturm-Ramirez, and Emily S. Gurley
Author affiliations: icddr,b, Dhaka, Bangladesh (S. Chowdhury, M.Z. Rahman, M.E. Hossain, P.K. Ghosh, S.S.U. Ahmed, K. Sturm-Ramirez, E.S. Gurley); Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chattogram, Bangladesh (S. Chowdhury, M.A. Hoque); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (E. Azziz-Baumgartner, J.C. Kile, E.D. Kennedy, K. Sturm-Ramirez); Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (E.S. Gurley)

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Table 2

Daily poultry trade at 800 live bird market shops selected for the study, by poultry species, Bangladesh, March 2015

Poultry sold No. (%) shops Mean no. poultry/day (range)
Stocked/day Sold/day Leftover/day
Only chicken 722 (90) 210 (20–3,760) 159 (10–3,760) 52 (0–1,650)
Only waterfowl 3 (1) 130 (50–290) 108 (32–252) 22 (10–38)
Only pigeon 5 (1) 90 (50–150) 41 (5–80) 49 (30–70)
Two poultry species 57 (7) 267 (20–1333) 185 (10–850) 83 (5–895)
More than 2 poultry species 13 (2) 522 (48–3,000) 296 (33–1,075) 227 (10–1,925)

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