Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 17th, 2009
"Barrow, Alaska, and characterized the sub-types of avian influenza virus present in them. Four of 202 samples (2%) from Alaska were positive for influenza A virus RNA in two independent polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based screening assays, while all shorebird samples from the Chukchi Peninsula were negative. Subtypes H3N8 and H6N1 were recorded...
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