Avian Influenza

USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

Describes sample collection, testing facilities, the National Poultry Improvement Plan, stages of testing, virus isolation vs. serology, and response to detection.

United States Department of Agriculture.

Provides news articles and fact sheets on Avian Influenza. Observe the right panel for links to related topics.

U.S. Geological Survey

News update describing the limitations of surveillance, patterns of human cases, and extrapolation. Discusses H5N1 in Bangladesh, China, Egypt, and Indonesia.

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Keys facts about Avian Influenza Virus. Specific topics discuss include the virus and its spread, outbreaks and prevention. Information and additional resources available for specific groups such as health professionals, poultry industries, state health departments, travelers and person with possible exposure.