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2013-10-28 08:30:14

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Media are invited to join Public Health Ontario (PHO) experts on Friday, November 1, 2013 for a webinar and telebriefing about trends and current information related to influenza and other respiratory viruses. The session will highlight PHO's work in testing, surveillance, monitoring, detection and management, in collaboration with health care sector partners across Canada. The briefing will address issues that PHO is consulted on by the media...

2013-10-21 12:27:44

Bioradar UK Ltd. Cautions Against Relaxing Public Health Measures Given Four-Month Lag in Available Data, Lessons from SARS LILLE, France, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bioradar UK Ltd. announced today at the Vaccine Congress Europe in Lille that quantitative real-time Replikins Analysis of the virus genome of lethal Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV) shows that the percent of the virus' genomic Replikins Counts greater than 4.0 per 100 amino acids has dropped...

China Reports New H7N9 Case, US Vaccine Trial May Have An Answer
2013-10-18 06:43:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online China’s National Health and Family Planning Center (NHFPC) has notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of a new laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza A. This is the first new case to be identified since August 11, 2013. The patient is a 35-year-old man from Zhejiang Province who was admitted to a hospital on October 8 and is in critical condition. The man, with the surname Liu, tested...

2013-10-10 23:29:45

Sterlitech Corporation Announces the Release of Nobuto Blood Filter Strips (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Nobuto Blood Filter Strips are the latest addition to Sterlitech’s growing line of microbiology and life science products. Made from high-purity cellulose fibers, which gives them a structure ideal for uniform sampling, each strip holds approximately 0.1 mL of blood or 0.04 mL of serum. Once the blood strip has dried, researchers can analyze, store, or mail the samples without...

2013-10-09 16:23:20

Elevated Threat of Pandemic; Candidate Replikins Vaccines to be announced at World Vaccine Congress Europe October 16-17, 2013, Lille France LONDON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Replikins are specific gene structures quantitatively related to rapid replication and outbreaks of viruses (1). Replikins Ltd today released its genomic analysis of the structures of five common strains of influenza: H3N2 (Seasonal Flu), H2N2 (Asian Flu), H1N1 (Swine Flu), H7N9 and H5N1 (Bird Flu). While...

2013-09-10 16:25:46

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelligentMDx announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its automated molecular diagnostic test that detects influenza A, influenza B, and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) directly from nasopharyngeal swabs from patients with signs and symptoms of respiratory infection. This is the second test from IMDx's portfolio of molecular diagnostic products to be cleared by the FDA for use on Abbott's fully...

2013-09-10 14:20:40

Virus attaches to both upper and lower respiratory tract epithelium, according to report in The American Journal of Pathology A new study has found that a novel avian-origin H7N9 influenza A virus, which has recently emerged in humans, attaches moderately or abundantly to the epithelium of both the upper and lower respiratory tracts. This pattern has not been observed before for avian influenza A viruses. The report, published in the October issue of The American Journal of Pathology,...

New Human H7N9 Case Sparks Concerns Of Continued Infections
2013-08-12 08:46:24

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) has notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of a new lab-confirmed case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza A virus (bird flu). This is the first confirmed case of human infection with H7N9 since July 20, 2013. The patient is a 51-year-old woman from Huizhou, Guangdong Province. NHFPC reported the woman became ill on July 27, 2013 and was admitted to a...

Virologists To Manufacture More Dangerous H7N9 Bird Flu
2013-08-08 06:58:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers are planning to create deadlier and more highly transmissible versions of the H7N9 bird flu with the hope they will be able to predict how it will mutate and determine whether or not there is a risk that it could result in a pandemic, various media outlets reported on Wednesday. According to Reuters Health and Science Correspondent Kate Kelland, virologists Ron Fouchier and Yoshihiro Kawaoka are leading a team of 22...

Human-To-Human Transmissibility Discovered In H7N9 Bird Flu
2013-08-07 07:08:55

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of Chinese researchers has discovered the first probable case of human to human transmission of H7N9 bird flu in China. While the news is startling, the researchers still stress that it does not spread efficiently in this manner. Published today in the British Medical Journal, the study findings provide the strongest evidence yet of H7N9 transmission between humans, a disease that has so far sickened 134 people and resulted...


Latest Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 Reference Libraries

Culling
2013-08-21 08:18:13

Culling is a term used for separating the good from the bad and discarding the bad with the cull being the rejected items. Culling is used to improve the desired group with specific characteristics to improve the group. Culling is used for strengthening a livestock herd and the culled animals are destroyed. When breeding pedigree animals, the culled are spayed or neutered. This prevents the undesirable trait of the animal from being bred with other animals.  Plant life is also...

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2011-02-17 15:02:05

Influenza A virus causes influenza in birds and some mammals. It is a genus of the Orthomyxoviridae family of viruses. Although the virus is uncommon several strains have been isolated from wild birds. Some can cause severe disease in domestic poultry and sometimes in humans. They are negative sense, single-stranded, segmented RNA viruses. Each subtype has mutated into a variety of strains with different pathogenic profiles. There is a vaccine for humans incase there is an avian influenza, or...

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