avian influenza, poultry owners
Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
What is “avian influenza”? Influenza viruses that infect birds are called “avian influenza viruses.” Currently, the term is used to describe a particular subtype of influenza virus that has caused problems recently in other parts of the world. (The term “bird flu” is also used to describe avian influenza.)
Daly, Russ; Graham, Tanya; Christopher-Hennings, Jane; and Zeman, David, "Special to Poultry Owners and Managers: Avian Influenza and Your Flock" (2006). SDSU Extension Extra Archives. 391.
Updated May 2006