20 May 2013

Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H7N1, Spain (OIE World Animal Health Information System, May 20 2013, edited)

[Source: OIE, full page: (LINK). Edited.]

Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H7N1, Spain

Information received on 20/05/2013 from Dr Lucio Ignacio Carbajo Goni , Subdirector General de Sanidad e Higiene Animal y Trazabilidad, Dirección General de Sanidad de la Producción Agraria, Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente, Madrid, Spain 

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
    • Date of start of the event 09/05/2013
    • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 14/05/2013
    • Report date 20/05/2013
    • Date submitted to OIE 20/05/2013
    • Date event resolved 17/05/2013
    • Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H7N1
    • Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1 (1/2013) - Gimenells i el Pla de la Font, CATALUNA
      • Date of start of the outbreak 09/05/2013
      • Outbreak status Resolved (17/05/2013)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds  - 12358 – 133 – 133 – 12225 – 0
        • Affected population Breeding hens
  • Summary of outbreaks
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 12358 – 133 – 133 – 12225 – 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds - 1.08% - 1.08% - 100.00% - 100.00%
        • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Stamping out
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type – Species – Test - Test date – Result
      • Central Veterinary Laboratory, Algete (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time - PCR 17/05/2013 – Positive
      • Poultry Health Centre of Catalonia (CESAC) (Regional Reference Laboratory) – Birds - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 14/05/2013 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.

 

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