Guidance on 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).

Guidelines for Avian Influenza Viruses pdf icon[PDF – 243 KB]

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Page last reviewed: September 9, 2020