Bird Strike Committee Proceedings

 

Date of this Version

August 2006

Abstract

Because field biologists, airfield personnel, and those involved in bird strike prevention often handle blood and other tissue of avian origin, they need to understand the means of transmission and know effective ways to protect themselves and those that will be examining the remains for identification purposes. This poster will present up-to-date information on the HPAI H5N1 (Avian Flu) virus and provide details of how to safely handle bird remains. A list of websites and other information regarding safe handling of bird strike remains is provided.