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Table 1 Avian influenza strains used for raising antibodies in chickens

From: An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of avian influenza virus subtypes H5 and H7 antibodies

Antigen Origin Animal Number of animals Age immunisation (weeks) Blood samples weeks after 1. imm.
H5N2 VET SPF 15 3 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
A/ostrich/Denmark/72429/96      
H5N2 VET Broiler 15 3 1, 2, 2½, 3, 6
A/ostrich/Denmark/72429/96      
H5N2 EURL SPF 15 3, 5, 7 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
A/chicken/Belgium/150/99      
H5N7 VET SPF 15 3, 5, 7 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
A/mallard/Denmark/64650/03      
H7N1 EURL SPF 17 3, 5, 7 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
A/African starling/England/983/79      
H7N1 EURL Broiler 10 3, 5, 7 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
A/African starling/England/983/79      
H7N7 EURL* SPF 15 3, 5, 7 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
A/turkey/Ireland/95      
H9N9 EURL* SPF 14 3, 5, 7 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
A/knot/England/02      
H10N4 EURL SPF 16 3, 5, 7 1, 2, 3, 6
A/turkey/England/384/79      
H16N3 VET SPF 12 4, 6, 8 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
A/gull/Denmark/7468110/02      
PMV VET SPF 13 3, 5, 7 1, 3, 5
APMV-8/goose/Delaware/1053/76      
H1N2 VET SPF 15 3, 5, 7 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
A/swine/Denmark/13608/04      
  1. *received inactivated and used directly.
  2. imm. - immunisation.
  3. VET- National Veterinary Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
  4. EURL- EU Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Virology Department, AHVLA Weybridge, UK.
  5. SPF- Specific pathogen free.
  6. Broiler- commercial broiler chickens.