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14 Nov 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Hungary [four new #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Nov. 14 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Hungary [four new #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, epizootics in poultry; Hungary.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Hungary

Information received on 14/11/2016 from Dr Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 1
    • Date of start of the event 01/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 03/11/2016
    • Report date 14/11/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 14/11/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 26/10/2016
    • 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
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (04/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (14/11/2016)
  • New outbreaks (4)
    • Outbreak 1 - Kiskunmajsa, BACS-KISKUN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 08/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 21500 – 500 – 500 – 21000 – 0
    • Outbreak 2 - Kisszállás, BACS-KISKUN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 10/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 23000 – 2400 – 400 – 22600 – 0
    • Outbreak 3 - Bugac, BACS-KISKUN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 10/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 3400 – 1500 – 500 – 2900 – 0
    • Outbreak 4 - Kelebia, BACS-KISKUN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 10/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 15000 – 10000 – 600 – 14400 – 0
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 4
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 62900 – 14400 – 2000 – 60900 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 22.89% - 3.18% - 13.89% - 100.00%
            • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Contact with wild species
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Traceability
      • Stamping out
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Zoning
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type – Species – Test - Test date – Result
      • Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate of the National Food Chain Safety Office (National laboratory) -  Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 13/11/2016 – Positive
      • Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate of the National Food Chain Safety Office (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time PCR - 12/11/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry; Hungary.

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