BOA1

Featured post

#Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS (@WHO, Apr. 2 ‘17)

  Title : #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS. Subject : Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype (Asian Lineage), poultry e...

10 Nov 2016

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

 

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

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, epizootics in wild birds, Germany (Schleswig-Holstein State).

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

Code: [     ]

_____

Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Germany

Information received on 09/11/2016 from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, Ministerial Dirigentin and Chief Veterinary Officer , Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) , Bonn, Germany

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 07/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 08/11/2016
    • Report date 09/11/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 10/11/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 09/2015
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to the whole country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN ( Plöner See, Plön )
          • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
            • Great black-backed Gull: Laridae (Larus marinus)  - … – 1  - 1  - 0   0
            • Common Coot: Rallidae (Fulica atra)  - … – 1  - 1  - 0  - 0
            • Tufted Duck: Anatidae (Aythya fuligula)  - … – 58  - 58  - 0  - 0
          • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality  rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
            • Great black-backed Gull: Laridae (Larus marinus) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
            • Common Coot: Rallidae (Fulica atra) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
            • Tufted Duck: Anatidae (Aythya fuligula) – ** – ** - 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
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Control of wildlife reservoirs
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type - Friedrich-Loeffler Institute ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results: Species – Test - Test date – Result
        • Tufted Duck - real-time PCR - 08/11/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

-

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

------