Waterfowl Manuscript

Abstract

Introduction

Questions and Hypotheses

Q1: Does influenza infection alter the fecal microbiota of mallards from a single location?

Q2: Does bird taxonomy affect the fecal microbiota of waterfowl? Does influenza infection alter the fecal microbiota of other waterfowl species in the same ways as it does to mallards?

Q3: How does influenza strain affect the fecal microbiota of waterfowl?

Methods