Human Influenza

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History of Virology
... In 1931 it was shown that influenza virus could be grown in fertilized chicken eggs, a method that is still used today to produce vaccines ... Thomas Weller and Frederick Robbins reported growth of poliovirus in cultured human embryonal cells, the first significant example of an animal virus grown outside of ... The first retrovirus infecting humans was identified by Robert Gallo in 1974 ...
Human Flu - Classification
... "Human influenza virus" usually refers to those subtypes that spread widely among humans ... H1N1, H1N2, and H3N2 are the only known Influenza A virus subtypes currently circulating among humans ... Genetic factors in distinguishing between "human flu viruses" and "avian influenza viruses" include PB2 (RNA polymerase) Amino acid (or residue) position 627 in the PB2 protein ...
Other Uses of Ferrets
... Ferrets are an important experimental animal model for human influenza, and have been used to study the 2009 H1N1 (swine flu) virus ... Smith, Andrews, Laidlaw (1933) inoculated ferrets intra-nasally with human naso-pharyngeal washes, which produced a form of influenza that spread to other cage mates ... The human influenza virus (Influenza type A) was transmitted from an infected ferret to a junior investigator, from whom it was subsequently re-isolated ...

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