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AI

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for ANGUILLAAI.

AI

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for French Afars and Issas before it changed its name to Djibouti. This was the code used in international transactions to and from bank accounts in the territory.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for French Afars and Issas. This was used as an international standard for shipping to French Afars and Issas.

In both cases, the code is obsolete.
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The blood samples were randomly collected in winter and summer from 1650 birds to detect avian influenza by Hemagglutination Inhibition (HI) test through the titration of AI virus type H5 (OIE, 2009).
Since the mid-1990s, the researchers have led in the development of new methods to detect and characterize avian influenza viruses.
In conclusion, our report revealed that the radiological lesions and the damage of pulmonary function were not consistent with clinical symptoms, and the lesions of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus infection in lung may last for a long time.
* A review of the H5N1 Infection (Avian Influenza) products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
The finding in Whatcom County was reported and identified quickly due to increased surveillance for avian influenza in light of (HPAI) H5N2 avian influenza outbreaks in poultry affecting commercial poultry farms in British Columbia, Canada.
All ducks at the affected farm have been culled, putting the total number of animals slaughtered due to avian influenza since January at over 14 million.
They found live, infectious avian influenza virus in eight samples, or nearly three percent of the birds.
They found that like other avian influenza viruses, the H7N9 viruses attached more strongly to lower parts of the human respiratory tract than to upper parts.
Prevalence of Avian Influenza Viruses (AIV) in live bird markets of Lahore was determined.
LITTLE ROCK -- A chicken in Scott County is confirmed as suffering from avian influenza, and state officials have quarantined poultry within a 6.2-mile radius around the infected bird's farm.
One of the most important threats is Newcastle diseases and avian influenza viruses (H9N2) are prevailing in live bird markets in the country, which is haunting the investments and growth rate of poultry industry.
Avian influenza A viruses are designated as HPAI or low pathogenicity avian influenza (LPAI) based on molecular characteristics of the virus and the ability of the virus to cause disease and mortality in birds (3).