serologic evidence of exposure of raptors to influenza a virus.serum or plasma samples from raptors that prey or scavenge upon aquatic birds were tested by a commercially available blocking enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the evidence of antibodies to influenza a virus. samples were taken from birds (n = 616) admitted to two rehabilitation centers in the united states. in addition, samples from 472 migrating peregrine falcons (falco peregrinus) trapped on autumnal and vernal migrations for banding purposes were also tested. only bald eagles were notab ...201222856203
surveillance for highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in wild birds during outbreaks in domestic poultry, minnesota, 2015, a major outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (hpaiv) infection devastated poultry facilities in minnesota, usa. to understand the potential role of wild birds, we tested 3,139 waterfowl fecal samples and 104 sick and dead birds during march 9-june 4, 2015. hpaiv was isolated from a cooper's hawk but not from waterfowl fecal samples.201627064759
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