Influenza A H5N6

H5N6 is a low virulent strain and is the primary virus for avian. But in 2014, China, an old male patient was infected with H5N6 presenting with acute respiratory illness, pneumonia, and ended up with death. This H5N6 has originated from reassortment of influenza A (H5N1) clade 2.3.2.1b, variant clade 2.3.4, and influenza A(H6N6) viruses that circulate broadly in duck populations in southern and eastern China. Thus, Influenza H5N6 virus is identified as a cross-species infection virus and can cause severe clinical manifestation in human. In 2015, there are another four cases that caused by H5N6 which lead to three fatal. In 2017, a bird flu strain is confirmed to be H5N6 in Philippines.

Reference:
Beuy Joob. H5N6 influenza virus infection, the newest influenza. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed.2015
Frank Y.K. Wong. Reassortant Highly Pathogenic Influenza A(H5N6) Virus in Laos. Emerging Infectious Diseases.2015

 

Reagents of H5N6 by Influenza Antigens

All Influenza H5N6 Reagents (Proteins | Antibodies | cDNAs | ELISA Kits)

H5N6 Proteins

  • • H5N6 Hemagglutinin / HA protein

H5N6 cDNAs/Genes

  • • H5N6 Hemagglutinin / HA cDNA

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Strains of Influenza H5N6

Here we list some hot research strains of H5N6.