Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 21st, 2006
Researchers in the Netherlands report, "In 2003, an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H7N7) struck poultry in the Netherlands. A European Commission directive made vaccination of valuable species in zoo collections possible under strict conditions."
Joost D.W. Philippa at the Erasmus Medical Center and collaborators wrote, We determined pre- and post-vaccination antibody titers in 211 birds by hemagglutination inhibition test as a measure of vaccine efficacy. After booster vaccination, 81.5% of vaccinated birds developed a titer of...
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