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ID DOID:4492
Name avian influenza
Definition An influenza that results in infection located in respiratory tract of humans, domestic and wild birds, has_material_basis_in Influenza A virus, which is transmitted by contact with infected poultry. Five strains of avian influenza A viruses (H5N1, H7N3, H7N2, H7N7 and H9N2) are known to cause human infections. The infection has symptom fever, has symptom cough, has symptom sore throat, has symptom muscle aches, has symptom nausea, has symptom diarrhea, has symptom vomiting, has symptom neurologic changes, has symptom pneumonia, and has symptom acute respiratory distress.
http://www.cdc.gov/flu/avian/gen-info/avian-flu-humans.htm, http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/avian_influenza/en/index.html, http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=avian%20influenza
Xrefs

ICD10CM:J09.X

MESH:D005585

UMLS_CUI:C0016627

Subsets

zoonotic_infectious_disease

Synonyms

avian flu [EXACT]

bird flu [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a influenza

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