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Last Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Guidelines for Avian Influenza Viruses

The Agricultural Select Agent Program has prepared Guidelines for Avian Influenza Viruses (AIV) to assist individuals and entities develop policies and implement procedures for working safely with (AIV) in the laboratory. The guidelines provide a basic understanding of AIV as well as a baseline to meet the requirements of title 9, Code of Federal Regulations Parts 121 (Possession, Use, and Transfer of Select Agents and Toxins) and 122 (Organisms and Vectors).

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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Agricultural Select Agent Program 4700 River Road Unit 2, Mailstop 22, Cubicle 1A07 Riverdale, MD 20737 FAX: 301-734-3652 E-mail: AgSAS@aphis.usda.gov and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Select Agents and Toxins 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop A-46 Atlanta, GA 30333 FAX: 404-718-2096 E-mail: lrsat@cdc.gov