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Table 1 Animal models for influenza virus

From: Animal models for the risk assessment of viral pandemic potential

Animal model Model for References
Pathogenicity Transmission Antiviral
Ferret O O O [103, 104]
Mouse O ? O [103, 104]
Guinea pig ? O ? [103, 104, 111, 112]
Syrian hamster ? ? ? [104, 108]
Nonhuman primate O ? O [104, 113,114,115,116,117,118]
  1. The designation of “O” means that there are many studies using the animal for the purposed study
  2. The designation of “?” means that there are no or not many studies using the animal for the purposed study