Mutations in influenza A virus (H5N1) and possible limited spread, Turkey, 2006


Altiok E., Taylan F., Yenen O. S. , Demirkeser G., Bozaci M., Oenel D., ...More

EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.14, no.3, pp.491-492, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.3201/eid1403.061237
  • Title of Journal : EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.491-492

Abstract

We report mutations in influenza A virus (H5N1) strains associated with 2 outbreaks in Turkey. Four novel amino acid changes (Q447L, N556K, and R46K in RNA polymerase and S133A in hemagglutinin) were detected in virus isolates from 2 siblings who died.