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30 Nov 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Ukraine [poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Nov. 30 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Ukraine [poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5 subtype, poultry epizootic in Ukraine.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5, Ukraine

Information received on 30/11/2016 from Dr Olga Shevchenko, Head of Directorate fot International Cooperation, Directorate fot International Cooperation, State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Kiev, Ukraine

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 14/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 30/11/2016
    • Report date 30/11/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 30/11/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 24/07/2006
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1 - Novooleksandrivka, Kalanchatskiy, KHERSON
      • Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Village
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 2500 – 410 – 410 – … – 0
          • Affected population:
            • The first clinical signs of the disease appeared about two weeks ago in a backyard holding in the village Novooleksandrivka.
            • After two weeks the veterinary service was informed on the increase of the mortality of birds in the village.
            • Samples were taken from the dead birds and a positive result was found for highly pathogenic avian influenza.
            • As a preliminary data there are 2500 birds in the outbreak zone.
            • A stamping-out is ongoing.
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 2500 – 410 – 410 – … – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 16.40% - 16.40% - 100.00% – **
            • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
            • **Not calculated because of missing information
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Dipping / Spraying
      • Quarantine
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Stamping out
      • Official destruction of animal products
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Control of wildlife reservoirs
      • Zoning
      • 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
      • State Scientific and Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) – Birds - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 30/11/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5; Avian Influenza; Poultry; Ukraine.

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