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Center for One Health Research
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Passer domesticus as Sentinel Species

This table summarizes studies curated in the Canary Database about the overall quality of published evidence supporting sentinels of human health hazards with respect to the species Passer domesticus.

Empty cells indicate a lack of evidence in the data the Canary Database comprises.

Exposure Greater susceptibility Shorter latency Greater exposure risk Early warning
Chemical Warfare Agents      
H5N1 avian influenza virus      
H7N2 subtype      
Influenza A Virus, Avian      
West Nile virus      


/ - Experimental or cohort studies

/ - Case control, cross sectional, or aggregate studies

/ - Case report or expert opinion
Greater susceptibility
Species more susceptible than humans
Shorter latency
Species affected by exposure more rapidly than humans
Greater exposure risk
Species at increased risk of exposure compared with humans
Early warning
Species provided early warning of human health hazards

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