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Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype

"Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS comprised of the surface proteins hemagglutinin 5 and neuraminidase 1. The H5N1 subtype, frequently referred to as the bird flu virus, is endemic in wild birds and very contagious among both domestic (POULTRY) and wild birds. It does not usually infect humans, but some cases have been reported.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype" was a major or minor topic of these publication.