Bird biometrics condition and disease database

Klaassen, Marcel and Roshier, David , Bird biometrics condition and disease database [data collection], Surveillance of Avian Influenza : A viruses in wild birds, RM22832.

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Field of Research 060299 Ecology not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Name of data collection Bird biometrics condition and disease database
Alternative title BBCDD
Creator(s) Klaassen, MarcelORCID iD for Klaassen, Marcel
Roshier, David
Material type xls
ANDS collection type dataset
Collection start date 2010-11-01
Project name Surveillance of Avian Influenza : A viruses in wild birds
Project Description A longitudinal study on the prevalence of avian influenza viruses (AIV) and AIV antibodies in a number of waterfowl species.
Project ID RM22832
Description of resource 1500 samples per annum
Keyword(s) birds
avian influenza
Language eng
Summary Contains biometric measurements (tarsus length, bill length, total head length, body mass) of birds caught at various locations in Australia (though mainly South Australia and Victoria), including data on the viral (mainly Avian Influenza Virus) analysis of cloacal and oropharyngeal swabs, serology of sera samples, and additional data on metabolites and parasite prevalence in swabs, blood cells and sera. Approximately 1500 birds (mainly waterbirds) are sampled annually.
GrantID HHSN266200700010C
General notes The data is collected through fieldwork and laboratory analyses. There are a number of variables considered when organising the data, including: date, location, time, specimen, sample number, body mass, and sex.
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Copyright notice ┬ęDeakin University
Access conditions Access to data is controlled. Enquiries should be addressed to Professor Marcel Klaassen via email.
Related work DU:30040464
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