11. Avian Influenza (A/H5N1)

  1. Heiman F. L. Wertheim MD, PhD1,2,
  2. Peter Horby MBBS, FFPH1,2 and
  3. John P. Woodall MA, PhD3

Published Online: 11 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354690.ch11

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases

How to Cite

Wertheim, H. F. L., Horby, P. and Woodall, J. P. (eds) (2012) Avian Influenza (A/H5N1), in Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354690.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Institute of Medical Biochemistry, Centre for Health Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184403

Online ISBN: 9781444354690



  • viral infections, avian influenza (A/H5N1);
  • influenza A subtype H5N1, RNA virus of Orthomyxoviridae;
  • bird flu, avian influenza, highly pathogenic H5N1;
  • Barmah Forest & Ross River virus disease;
  • sudden onset of joint pain, fatigue;
  • Bunyamwera viral fever, Bunyamwera encephalitis;
  • Bunyavirus Group C Disease;
  • California group virus disease, California encephalitis;
  • Chikungunya fever, ‘that which bends up’ in Makonde


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Barmah Forest & Ross River Virus Disease

  • Bunyamwera Viral Fever

  • Bunyavirus Group C Disease

  • California Group Virus Disease

  • Chikungunya Fever