Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 29th, 2000
A.N. Cauthen, in the Department's Southeastern Poultry Research Laboratory, Athens, Georgia, led a team of investigators who based that conclusion on an analysis of cage swabbings obtained from geese in Hong Kong.
Since 1997, poultry in Hong Kong have been monitored for avian influenza viruses. "In March 1999, this monitoring system detected geese that were serologically positive for H5N1 avian influenza virus, but the birds were...
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