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Erin Stelzer arriving to MI-BaRL lab with truck carrying over 1100 liters of wetland water prepped for avian influenza study

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Erin Stelzer collected and transported over 1100 liters of wetland water to the Michigan Bacteriological Research Laboratory (MI-BaRL; Lansing, MI) as part of work to finalize laboratory methods to detect infectious avian influenza virus (AIV) in freshwater. The methods will test how biotic factors and water chemistry influenced the recovery of a known concentration of avian influenza using experimental filtering and concentration methods. The team will deploy these methods for environmental surveillance.


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