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Descriptor English:   Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype 
Descriptor Spanish:   Subtipo H5N1 del Virus de la Influenza A 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Virus da Influenza A Subtipo H5N1 
Synonyms English:   H5N1 Virus
H5N1 Viruses
Virus, H5N1
Viruses, H5N1  
Tree Number:   B04.820.545.405.400.500
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   infection: coordinate IM with INFLUENZA, HUMAN (IM) in humans, or INFLUENZA IN BIRDS (IM) in birds, or ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS (IM) in other animals
History Note English:   2006 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
DE drug effects EN enzymology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PY pathogenicity
PH physiology RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure  
Record Number:   51286 
Unique Identifier:   D053124 

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