2017 Small Animal Proceedings

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) for the General Practitioner

Yuko Sato, DVM, MS, DACPV

NAVC Conference Proceedings 2017: Small Animal & Exotics HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA (HPAI) FOR THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER Yuko Sato, DVM, MS, DACPVDepartment of Veterinary Diagnostic and ProductionAnimal Medicine, College of Veterinary MedicineIowa State University INTRODUCTION Avian influenza (AI) is a highly contagious viral disease affecting poultry as well as pet birds and wild birds. The virus is a RNA virus in the family orthomyxovirus, subtype Influenza A virus. AI can...