Low pathogenic Avian Influenza H7N1 detected in Texas broiler breeder flock

From the World Organization of Animal Health:

“H7N1 low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) was detected in a commercial broiler breeder flock based upon H7 PCR and antibody to H7 and N1. Partial HA sequencing determined the H7 to be a low pathogenic virus of North American wild bird lineage. Further characterization is pending virus recovery. The flock exhibited a slight increase in mortality and a decrease in egg production.”

Full report from OIE can be found here.