TABLE 5.

Pathogenicity of goose H5N1 influenza viruses in chickens and quail

Virus strainNo. of chickens sick/dead/total after:No. of quail sick/dead/total after oral and nasal inoculationSequence through connecting pep-tide of HA
Intravenous inoculationOral and nasal inoc-ulation
Gs/HK/437-4/998/7/85/1/5NTaTPQRERRRKKR
Gs/HK/437-6/998/8/85/2/58/7/8TPQRERRRKKR
Gs/HK/437-8/998/7/85/1/58/6/8TPQRERRRKKR
Gs/HK/437-10/998/7/85/1/58/6/8TPQRERRRKKR
Gs/HK/485-3/008/8/84/3/48/8/8TPQREGRRKKR
Gs/HK/485-5/008/8/83/3/48/8/8TPQREGRRKKR
HK/156/978/8/88/8/8NTTPQRERRRKKR
  • a NT, not tested.