BOA1

Featured post

#Assessment of #risk associated with #influenza A(#H5N8) virus, 17 November 2016 (@WHO)

  Title : #Assessment of #risk associated with #influenza A(#H5N8) virus, 17 November 2016. Subject : Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, multi...

21 Nov 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Denmark [three #poultry & #Wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Nov. 21 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Denmark [three #poultry & #Wildbirds #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, epizootics in poultry and wild birds, Denmark.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

Code: [     ][     ]

_____

Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Denmark

Information received on 21/11/2016 from Dr Per Starcke Henriksen, Chief Veterinary Officer, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Glostrup, Denmark

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 2
    • Date of start of the event 08/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 10/11/2016
    • Report date 21/11/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 21/11/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 2006
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to the whole country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (11/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (17/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (21/11/2016)
  • New outbreaks (3)
    • Outbreak 1 (HPAIwb H5N8 2016/9) - Faxe Ladeplads, Faxe, EAST
      • 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) – … – 2 – 2 – 0 – 0
          • Affected population: On November 14th, two dead tufted ducks were found near the town Faxe Ladeplads.
    • Outbreak 2 (HPAIwb H5N8 2016/8) - Kalvehave, Vordingborg, EAST
      • 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) – … – 3 – 3 – 0 – 0
          • Affected population: On November 14th, three mute swans were found dead in the town Kalvehave.
    • Outbreak 3 (HPAIpoultry H5N8 2016/1) - Ålsgårde, Helsingør, EAST
      • Date of start of the outbreak 19/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Backyard
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 69 – 11 – 11 – 58 – 0
          • Affected population:
            • The affected population was a backyard poultry holding with 69 animals (13 chickens, 35 ducks, 16 geese and 5 turkeys) of which 11 had died.
            • On November 21, the stamping out of the remaining 58 birds in the affected holding was completed.
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 3
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Tufted Duck: Aythya fuligula (Anatidae) – … – 2 – 2 – 0 – 0
          • Mute Swan: Cygnus olor (Anatidae) – … – 3 – 3 – 0 – 0
          • Birds – 69 – 11 – 11 – 58 – 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% – **
          • Mute Swan: Cygnus olor (Anatidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Birds - 15.94% - 15.94% - 100.00% - 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
  • Epidemiological comments
    • The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration has established protection and surveillance zones around the affected holding and implemented the necessary measures in accordance with EU legislation.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Traceability
      • Stamping out
      • Zoning
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type – Species – Test - Test date – Result
      • National Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) – Birds - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) – Birds - virus sequencing - 21/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) - Mute Swan - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 17/11/2016 – Positive
      • National Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) - Tufted Duck - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 17/11/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

-

Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry; Wild Birds; Denmark.

------