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We thank veterinarians at Azabu University for collecting the samples. This work was supported by grants-in-aid for Scientific Research, from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan. The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest. Cat serum samples for the study were collected with the pet owner’s approval, and the experiments were conducted under the guidelines of the University of Tokyo for animal experiments.
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Horimoto, T., Gen, F., Murakami, S. et al. Cats as a potential source of emerging influenza virus infections. Virol. Sin. 30, 221–223 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12250-015-3580-9