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The H5N1 virus or a variation of an Influenza type A virus causes avian flu. Most human flus are caused by types B and C.

H1N1 or Swine Flu is also type A.

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What is responsible for avian influenza?

Avian influenza is also known as the "Bird Flu". Influenza is caused by viruses. The virus that causes avian flu is the H5N1 influenza virus.


Is avian influenza unicellular?

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What is the medical term meaning bird flu?

Avian Influenza, H5N1 or Avian Influenza, H7N9.


What is the common name for Avian influenza?

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What Kingdom does avian influenza belong to?

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Who discovered the flu?

Avian Influenza


Is avian influenza a select agent?

NO.


Is avian influenza contagious?

Avian Flu is not contagious. Swine flu is.


What is the scientific name of bird flue?

Avian influenza. or avian flu.


What is the scientific name for avian influenza?

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What is the solution for eradication of avian influenza?

take medicane


Can you use influenza in a sentence?

The last outbreak of avian influenza in britain occurred in 1991 in norfolk.


What is Shanes disease?

type of avian influenza caused by the sheep.


How do you use contagion in a sentence?

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Do fungi cause bird flu?

No. Bird flu is aka Avian Influenza and is caused by influenza viruses not fungi.


What is the scientific name for bird flu?

Avian Influenza type A,or H5N1.


Which Asian industry was affected by the outbreak of avian influenza?

The poultry industry.


What is bird flu?

Bird flu is another term used for avian influenza.


What's Flu?

Bird flu is another term used for avian influenza.


Is bird flu naked or enveloped?

Avian (Bird) Flu is one of the Influenza A viruses. All Influenza A viruses are enveloped.See below for related link to WikiPedia for additional information about the structure of Avian Flu virions.


Does avian influenza go through a lytic or lysogentic infection cycle?

lytic cycle


What has the author Yonathan Rahardjo written?

Yonathan Rahardjo has written: 'Lanang' 'Avian influenza'


What's Bird Flu?

Bird flu is another term used for avian influenza.


Is influenza restricted to Homo sapiens?

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What is the virus that causes avian or bird flu?

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