In this issue: Equine influenza in Australia in 2007 - the definitive story
FOREWORD
Overview of the 2007 Australian outbreak of equine influenza
Diagnosis of equine influenza virus infections in quarantine stations in Australia, 2007
The first five days: field and laboratory investigations during the early stages of the equine influenza outbreak in Australia, 2007
Equine influenza in Australia: a clinical overview
Behaviour of equine influenza virus in a naïve population: a practitioner's perspective
Equine influenza: a clinical perspective in Centennial Parklands Equestrian Centre
Clinical impression of equine influenza at Morgan Park and the western region of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Clinical signs of equine influenza in a closed population of horses at a 3-day event in southern Queensland, Australia
Pathological changes in horses dying with equine influenza in Australia, 2007
Longitudinal study describing the clinical signs observed in horses naturally infected with equine influenza
Internet-based survey of horse owners for mortality and morbidity related to equine influenza in the 2007 Australian epidemic
Determining the endpoint of an outbreak of equine influenza in a large population of racing Thoroughbreds
Infection of dogs with equine influenza virus: evidence for transmission from horses during the Australian outbreak
Role of the diagnostic laboratories during the 2007 equine influenza outbreak in Australia
Responding to the equine influenza outbreak: challenges from a laboratory perspective
Isolation and characterisation of an H3N8 equine influenza virus in Australia, 2007
Real-time RT-PCR for detection of equine influenza and its evaluation using samples from horses infected with A/equine/Sydney/2007 (H3N8)
Application of high-throughput systems for the rapid detection of DNA and RNA viruses during the Australian equine influenza outbreak
Validation of an influenza virus A 5′ Taq nuclease assay for the detection of equine influenza virus A RNA in nasal swab samples
Application of real-time PCR and ELISA assays for equine influenza virus to determine the duration of viral RNA shedding and onset of antibody response in naturally infected horses
Diagnostic specificity of an equine influenza blocking ELISA estimated from New South Wales field data from the Australian epidemic in 2007
Use of a blocking ELISA for antibodies to equine influenza virus as a test to distinguish between naturally infected and vaccinated horses: proof of concept studies
Role of the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries' Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) in the 2007 equine influenza emergency animal disease response
Overview of the epidemiology of equine influenza in the Australian outbreak
Significant features of the epidemiology of equine influenza in New South Wales, Australia, 2007
Analysis of horse movements and events during the 2007 outbreak of equine influenza in New South Wales, Australia
Spatial association and clinical development of equine influenza in horses yarded overnight at an equestrian event at Maitland prior to propagating the 2007 epidemic in Australia
Attack risk on infected properties during the 2007 equine influenza outbreak in New South Wales, Australia
Assessment of the proportion of under-reporting during the 2007 equine influenza outbreak in New South Wales, Australia
Risk of an equine influenza virus reservoir establishing in wild horses in New South Wales during the Australian epidemic
Significant features of the epidemiology of equine influenza in Queensland, Australia, 2007
Epidemic curve and hazard function for occurrence of clinical equine influenza in a closed population of horses at a 3-day event in southern Queensland, Australia, 2007
The role of land use patterns in limiting the spread of equine influenza in Queensland during the 2007 Australian epidemic
Surveillance and prevention in a non-affected state: Victoria
The August 2007 equine influenza response management framework
High-level coordination and strategy in the 2007 equine influenza outbreak response
Industry liaison officers in the infected states of Australia during the 2007 equine influenza outbreak
Quantitative analysis of the risk of spread of equine influenza associated with movements of vaccinated horses from infected areas during the Australian outbreak
Biosecurity and vaccination strategies to minimise the effect of an equine influenza outbreak on racing and breeding
Innovative zoning to support equine influenza eradication from New South Wales, Australia
Equine influenza immunity in the Special Restricted Area (Purple Zone) of New South Wales, Australia
Role of personal decontamination in preventing the spread of equine influenza
Hygiene practices to prevent the spread of equine influenza by humans
Vaccination program in the response to the 2007 equine influenza outbreak in Australia
Equine influenza: patterns of disease and seroprevalence in Thoroughbred studs and implications for vaccination
Evaluation of the response to an accelerated immunisation schedule using a canarypox-vectored equine influenza vaccine, shortened interdose intervals and vaccination of young foals
Clinical outcomes and virology of equine influenza in a naïve population and in horses infected soon after receiving one dose of vaccine
Evaluating the effectiveness of the response to equine influenza in the Australian outbreak and the potential role of early vaccination
Positive results in a real-time PCR for type A influenza associated with the use of an inactivated vaccine
Overview of the industry and social impacts of the 2007 Australian equine influenza outbreak
Insights into the economic consequences of the 2007 equine influenza outbreak in Australia
Factors associated with high psychological distress in horse industry participants during the 2007 Australian equine influenza outbreak and evidence of recovery after 1 year
An insider's view of the lockdown at Moonbi during the Australian equine influenza outbreak
Impact of the Australian equine influenza outbreak on a small business that was not infected
Proof of freedom from equine influenza infection in Australia in 2007-08
Demonstrating freedom from equine influenza in New South Wales, Australia, following the 2007 outbreak
Regaining Australia's equine influenza-free status: a national perspective