Avian influenza surveillance of wild birds

Fact Sheet 2007-3094



The President's National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza directs federal agencies to expand the surveillance of United States domestic livestock and wildlife to ensure early warning of hightly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the U.S. The immediate concern is a potential introduction of HPAI H5N1 virus into the U.S. The presidential directive resulted in the U.S. Interagency Strategic Plan for Early Detection of H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Wild Migratory Birds (referred to as the Wild Bird Surveillance Plan or the Plan).
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Avian influenza surveillance of wild birds
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2007-3094
DOI 10.3133/fs20073094
Year Published 2007
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s) National Wildlife Health Center
Description 4 p.
Time Range Start 2006-03-01
Time Range End 2007-10-31
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