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    • Genetic analysis of Influenza B viruses isolated in Uganda during the 2009–2010 seasons. 

      Byarugaba, Denis K.; Bernard, Erima; Millard, Monica; Kibuuka, Hannah; Lukwago, L.; Bwogi, Josephine; Mimbe, Derrick; Mworozi, Edison A.; Sharp, Bridget; Krauss, Scott; Webby, Richard J.; Webster, Robert G.; Martin, Samuel K.; Wabwire-Mangen, Fred; Ducatez, Mariette F. (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: Influenza B viruses can cause morbidity and mortality in humans but due to the lack of an animal reservoir are not associated with pandemics. Because of this, there is relatively limited genetic sequences ...
    • Predictors for risk factors for spread of avian influenza viruses by poultry handlers in live bird markets in Uganda. 

      Kirunda, H.; Mugimba, K. K.; Erima, B.; Mimbe, D.; Byarugaba, D. K.; Wabwire-Mangen, Fred (Blackwell, 2014)
      Live bird markets (LBMs) are essential for marketing poultry, but have been linked to many outbreaks of avian influenza (AI) and its spread. In Uganda, it has been observed that demographic characteristics of poultry ...
    • Prevalence of Influenza A viruses in livestock and free-living waterfowl in Uganda. 

      Kirunda, H.; Erima, Bernard; Byarugaba, D. K.; Byaruhanga, Achilles; Wabwire-Mangen, Fred (BioMed Central, 2014)
      Background: Avian influenza viruses may cause severe disease in a variety of domestic animal species worldwide, with high mortality in chickens and turkeys. To reduce the information gap about prevalence of these viruses ...