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10 Nov 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Austria [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Nov. 10 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Austria [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, epizootic in wild birds, Austria.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Austria

Information received on 10/11/2016 from Mr Dr Ulrich Herzog, Chief Veterinary Officer, Verbrauchergesundheit, Bundesministerium für Gesundheit , VIENNE, Austria

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 07/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 09/11/2016
    • Report date 10/11/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 10/11/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 26/04/2006
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1 - Shore of Lake Constance, VORARLBERG
      • Date of start of the outbreak 07/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Forest
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Common Pochard: Aythya ferina (Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
        • Tufted Duck: Aythya fuligula (Anatidae) -  … – 0 – 7 – 7 – 0 – 0
        • Numididae (unidentified): Numididae (incognita)(Numididae) – … – 2 – 2 – 0 – 0
          • Affected population migratory birds
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Common Pochard: Aythya ferina (Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
          • Tufted Duck: Aythya fuligula (Anatidae) – … – 7 – 7 – 0 – 0
          • Numididae (unidentified): Numididae (incognita)(Numididae) – … – 2 – 2 – 0 – 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Common Pochard: Aythya ferina (Anatidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
        • Tufted Duck: Aythya fuligula (Anatidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
        • Numididae (unidentified): Numididae (incognita)(Numididae) – ** – ** - 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
      • Contact with wild species
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Screening
      • 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
      • Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES IVET), Mödling (National laboratory) - Common Pochard - nested RT-PCR - 09/11/2016 – Positive
      • Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES IVET), Mödling (National laboratory) - Numididae (unidentified) - nested RT-PCR - 10/11/2016 – Positive
      • Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES IVET), Mödling (National laboratory) - Tufted Duck - nested RT-PCR - 09/11/2016 – 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; Austria.

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