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27 Jun 2013

Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H7N1, Netherlands (OIE World Animal Health Information System, June 27 2013, edited)

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

Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H7N1, Netherlands

Information received on 27/06/2013 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, The Hague, Netherlands 

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 1
    • Date of start of the event 31/05/2013
    • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 01/06/2013
    • Report date 27/06/2013
    • Date submitted to OIE 27/06/2013
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 25/03/2011
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza
    • Serotype H7N1
    • Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Laboratory (basic)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (03/06/2013)
      • Follow-up report No. 1 (27/06/2013)
  • Outbreaks
    • There are no new outbreaks in this report
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments
    • Measures in the 1-km area were lifted on 24 June 2013.
    • Measures on the culled farm remain applied 60 days after the second round of cleaning and disinfection activities.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Stamping out
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • Zoning
      • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.