Table 1.

Influenza A (H5N1) viruses examined

IsolateDate isolatedRemarksGenBank accession no.
A/Chicken/HongKong/220/97April 1997Isolated during HPAIV outbreak AF046080AF046087
A/Hong Kong/156/97May 1997Patient 1a; died AF046088AF046095
A/Hong Kong/481/97November 1997Patient 2; recovered AF046096
A/Hong Kong/483/97November 1997Patient 3; died AF046097
A/Hong Kong/482/97December 1997Patient 4; died AF046098
A/Chicken/Hong Kong/728/97October 1997Isolated from chicken holding farm AF046099
A/Chicken/Hong Kong/915/97December 1997Isolated from retail market stall AF046100
  • a Patient numbering as listed in reference 6.