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Archives of Virology

, Volume 62, Issue 1, pp 71–76 | Cite as

Experimental infection of mink with influenza A viruses

  • Y. Matsuura
  • R. Yanagawa
  • H. Noda
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Summary

Mink were found to be susceptible to the intranasal inoculation of human, swine, equine and avian influenza A viruses. The viruses were recovered until the 7th post inoculation (p.i.) day from the respiratory tract. The inoculated mink showed antibody response against these viruses. Contact infection in mink with A/Kumamoto/22/77 (H3N2) was possible.

Keywords

Infectious Disease Influenza Respiratory Tract Antibody Response Avian Influenza 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Matsuura
    • 1
  • R. Yanagawa
    • 1
  • H. Noda
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Hygiene and MicrobiologyHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary MedicineHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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