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23 Nov 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Switzerland [thirty-nine #wildbirds #epizootics] (#OIE, Nov. 23 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Switzerland [thirty-nine #wildbirds #epizootics].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, wild birds epizootics in Switzerland.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Switzerland

Information received on 23/11/2016 from Mr Hans Wyss, Chief Veterinary Officer, Schwarzenburgstrasse 161, Swiss Federal Veterinary Office, LIEBEFELD BERNE, Switzerland

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 2
    • Date of start of the event 05/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 09/11/2016
    • Report date 22/11/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 23/11/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 02/2008
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (10/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (16/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (22/11/2016)
  • New outbreaks (39)
    • Outbreak 1 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac Leman, Morges, Morges, VAUD
      • Date of start of the outbreak 13/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck: Aythya fuligula (Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 2 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Joux, Le Chenit, Jura-Nord vaudois, VAUD
      • Date of start of the outbreak 13/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck: Aythya fuligula (Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 3 (HPAI_2016_1) - Zürichsee, Zürich, Zürich, ZURICH
      • Date of start of the outbreak 13/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck: Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 4 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Grandson, Jura-Nord vaudois, VAUD
      • Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Herring Gull: Larus argentatus(Laridae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 5 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Cudrefin, Broye-Vully, VAUD
      • Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan: Cygnus olor(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 6 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac Leman, Villeneuve, Aigle, VAUD
      • Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck: Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 7 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac Leman, Port-Valais, Monthey, VALAIS
      • Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck: Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 4 – 4 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 8 (HPAI_2016_1) - Rhone, Monthey, Monthey, VALAIS
      • Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Common Moorhen: Gallinula chloropus(Rallidae)  - … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 9 (HPAI_2016_1) - Bielersee, Biel, Biel, BERN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Black-headed Gull: Larus ridibundus(Laridae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 10 (HPAI_2016_1) - Bielersee, Täuffelen, Seeland, BERN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Herring Gull: Larus argentatus(Laridae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 11 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lake Constance, Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen, SCHAFFHAUSEN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Mallard: Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
        • Common Pochard: Aythya ferina(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 12 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Chevroux, Broye-Vully, VAUD
      • Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan: Cygnus olor(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 13 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, NEUCHATEL
      • Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck: Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 14 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lake Constance, Bottighofen, Kreuzlingen, THURGAU
      • Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
        • Little Grebe: Tachybaptus ruficollis(Podicipedidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 15 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Vaumarcus, Boudry, NEUCHATEL
      • Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) – … – 2 – 2 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 16 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Estavayer-le-Lac, Broye, FRIBOURG
      • Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 17 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Delley-Portalban, Broye, FRIBOURG
      • Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species  - Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 18 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Gletterens, Broye, FRIBOURG
      • Date of start of the outbreak 16/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
      • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 19 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Milvignes, Boudry, NEUCHATEL
      • Date of start of the outbreak 16/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 20 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac Leman, Saint-Sulpice, Ouest lausannois, VAUD
      • Date of start of the outbreak 16/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 21 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac Leman, Lausanne, Lausanne, VAUD
      • Date of start of the outbreak 16/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 22 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac Leman, Lausanne, Lausanne, VAUD
      • Date of start of the outbreak 16/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 23 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Yvonand, Jura-Nord vaudois, VAUD
      • Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Great Crested Grebe:Podiceps cristatus(Podicipedidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 24 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Vaumarcus, Boudry, NEUCHATEL
      • Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) – … – 3 – 3 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 25 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lake Constance, Ermatingen, Kreuzlingen, THURGAU
      • Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 26 (HPAI_2016_1) - Bielersee, La Neuveville, Berner Jura, BERN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species  - Susceptible - Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 27 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lake Constance, Graltshausen, Weinfelden, THURGAU
      • Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Peregrin falcon:Falco peregrinus(Falconidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 28 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Vernay, Broye, FRIBOURG
      • Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 29 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Cheyres, Broye, FRIBOURG
      • Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Common Pochard:Aythya ferina(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 30 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Cortaillod, Boudry, NEUCHATEL
      • Date of start of the outbreak 18/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Little Grebe:Tachybaptus ruficollis(Podicipedidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 31 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Bevaix, Boudry, NEUCHATEL
      • Date of start of the outbreak 18/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
        • Common Pochard:Aythya ferina(Anatidae) – … – 2 – 2 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 32 (HPAI_2016_1) - Greifensee, Greifensee, Uster, ZURICH
      • Date of start of the outbreak 18/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 33 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Delley-Portalban, Broye, FRIBOURG
      • Date of start of the outbreak 18/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 34 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Estavayer-le-Lac, Broye, FRIBOURG
      • Date of start of the outbreak 18/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Red-crested Pochard:Netta rufina(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 35 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Gletterens, Broye, FRIBOURG
      • Date of start of the outbreak 19/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 36 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, NEUCHATEL
      • Date of start of the outbreak 20/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 37 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lake Constance, Kreuzlingen, Kreuzlingen, THURGAU
      • Date of start of the outbreak 21/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 38 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Saint-Blaise, Neuchâtel, NEUCHATEL
      • Date of start of the outbreak 21/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 39 (HPAI_2016_1) - Lac de Neuchâtel, Hauterive, Neuchâtel, NEUCHATEL
      • Date of start of the outbreak 21/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 39
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 20 – 20 – 0 – 0
          • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) – … – 11 – 11 – 0 – 0
          • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) – … – 3 – 3 – 0 – 0
          • Common Moorhen:Gallinula chloropus(Rallidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0  - 0
          • Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
          • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) – … – 3 – 3 – 0 – 0
          • Common Pochard:Aythya ferina(Anatidae) – … – 4 – 4 – 0 – 0
          • Little Grebe:Tachybaptus ruficollis(Podicipedidae) – … – 2 – 2 – 0 – 0
          • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
          • Great Crested Grebe:Podiceps cristatus(Podicipedidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
          • Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) – … – 1 – 1  - 0 – 0
          • Peregrin falcon:Falco peregrinus(Falconidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
          • Red-crested Pochard:Netta rufina(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
          • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Common Moorhen:Gallinula chloropus(Rallidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Common Pochard:Aythya ferina(Anatidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Little Grebe:Tachybaptus ruficollis(Podicipedidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Great Crested Grebe:Podiceps cristatus(Podicipedidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Peregrin falcon:Falco peregrinus(Falconidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Red-crested Pochard:Netta rufina(Anatidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae) – ** – ** - 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
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • 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
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) - Anatidae (unidentified) - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory)  - Black-headed Gull - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) - Common Moorhen - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) - Common Pochard - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) - Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard) - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) - Great Crested Grebe - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) – Herring Gull - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) - Laridae (unidentified) - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) - Little Grebe - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) – Mallard - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) - Mute Swan - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) - Peregrin falcon - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) - Red-crested Pochard - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Reference Center for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) - Tufted Duck - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Wild Birds; Switzerland.

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