Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype


H5N1 Virus

H5N1 Viruses

Virus, H5N1

Viruses, H5N1

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.