Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N1) in domestic poultry and relationship with migratory birds, South Korea.
What does HPAI stand for?
HPAI stands for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
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We have 9 other meanings of HPAI in our Acronym Attic
- Harvard Progressive Advocacy Group (Boston, MA)
- Health Professions Advising Group (various schools)
- Helicobacter Pylori Associated Gastritis (gastroenterology)
- HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Policy Advisory Group (Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association)
- Human Powered Aircraft Group
- Humphreys Public Affairs Group Inc. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
- Habitual Physical Activity Index (questionnaire; Netherlands)
- Hewlett Packard Associates International
- High Path Avian Influenza
- High-Potency Active Ingredients (drugs)
- Hospital Pharmacists Association, Ireland
- Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development
- Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations
- Highly Pathogenic Avian IV (virology)
- House Party Association of Japan
- Health Physics Analysis Laboratory
- High Plains Agricultural Laboratory (Sidney, NE)
- High Pressure Acid Leaching (ore processing)
- High Pressure Ammonia Liquor Aspiration
- Hawaii Public Access Media
Samples in periodicals archive:
Of the greatest concern is highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).
Beijing, Safar 29, 1433, Jan 23, 2012, SPA -- A 39-year-old man died of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) in southwest China on Sunday, the Ministry of Health said.
The spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) into Asia, Europe, and Africa has had a negative impact on the poultry industry and presents a significant threat to human health.
According to information obtained from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the measures established by the directive 2005/94/EC in case of suspicion and confirmation of an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been implemented.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 viruses increasingly pose a serious public health risk, as cases of interspecies transmission from birds to humans continue to rise.
Since November 2003, nearly 400 cases of human infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) viruses have been reported by more than a dozen countries in Asia, Africa, the Pacific, Europe and the Near East.
Contributors give updates on current conditions, including means of gathering intelligence and control measures, as well as international standards and laws on vaccinating poultry for highly pathogenic avian influenza.