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30 Nov 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Germany [five new #outbreaks] (#OIE, Nov. 30 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Germany [five new #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry and captive birds epizootics.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Germany

Information received on 29/11/2016 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 Follow-up report No. 5
    • Date of start of the event 07/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 08/11/2016
    • Report date 29/11/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 29/11/2016
    • 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
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (09/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (11/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (14/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 3 (22/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 4 (25/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 5 (29/11/2016)
  • New outbreaks (5)
    • Outbreak 1 (16-015-00460) - Ueckermünde, Vorpommern-Greifswald, MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 22/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Zoo
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Anatidae (unidentified): Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) –  8 –  … – … – 0
        • Ciconiidae (unidentified): Ciconiidae(incognita)(Ciconiidae) – 4 – … – … - 0
        • Columbidae (unidentified): Columbidae (incognita)(Columbidae) – 10 – … – … - 0
        • Dromaiidae (unidentified): Dromaiidae (incognita)(Dromaiidae) – 2 – 1 – 1 – 0 – …
        • Phasianidae (unidentified): Phasianidae (incognita)(Phasianidae) – 37 – … – … – 0
        • Phoenicopteridae (unidentified): Phoenicopteridae (incognita)(Phoenicopteridae) – 19 – … – … – … – 0
        • Strigidae (unidentified): Strigidae (incognita)(Strigidae) – 7 – … – … – … – 0
        • unidentified: Incognita(Incognita) – 51 – … – … – … – 0
        • Rhea: Rhea(Struthionidae) – 3 – …  - … – … – 0
    • Outbreak 2 (16-015-00507) - Kronberg im Taunus, Hochtaunuskreis, HESSEN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 22/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Zoo
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Pelecanidae (unidentified): Pelecanidae (incognita)(Pelecanidae) – 6 – 1 – 1 – 0 – …
    • Outbreak 3 (16-015-00458) - Demen, Ludwigslust-Parchim, MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 24/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 98 – 1 – 1 – 97 – 0
          • Affected population 19 hens, 29 ducks, 50 pigeons
    • Outbreak 4 (16-015-00396) - Potsdam-Mittelmark, Potsdam-Mittelmark, BRANDENBURG
      • Date of start of the outbreak 25/11/2016
      • 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 5 (16-015-00477) - Hamburg, Hamburg, HAMBURG
      • Date of start of the outbreak 27/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Zoo
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 310 – 3 – 2 – 1 – 0
          • Affected population animal park with 80 hens, 200 geese, 30 pigeons - two geese found dead
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 5
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Anatidae (unidentified): Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) – 8 – ** – … – … – 0
          • Ciconiidae (unidentified): Ciconiidae(incognita)(Ciconiidae) – 4 – ** – … – … – 0
          • Columbidae (unidentified): Columbidae (incognita)(Columbidae) – 10 – ** – … – … – 0
          • Dromaiidae (unidentified): Dromaiidae (incognita)(Dromaiidae) – 2 – 1 – 1 – … – 0
          • Phasianidae (unidentified): Phasianidae (incognita)(Phasianidae) – 37 – ** – … – … 0
          • Phoenicopteridae (unidentified): Phoenicopteridae (incognita)(Phoenicopteridae) – 19 – ** – … – … – 0
          • Strigidae (unidentified): Strigidae (incognita)(Strigidae) – 7 – **  - … – … – 0
          • unidentified: Incognita(Incognita) – 51 – ** – … – … – 0
          • Rhea: Rhea(Struthionidae) – 3 – ** – … – … – 0
          • Pelecanidae (unidentified): Pelecanidae (incognita)(Pelecanidae) – 6 – 1 – 1 – 0
          • Birds – 408 – 4 – 3 – 98 – 0
          • Laridae (unidentified): Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Anatidae (unidentified): Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) – ** – ** – ** – **
          • Ciconiidae (unidentified): Ciconiidae(incognita)(Ciconiidae) – ** – ** – ** – **
          • Columbidae (unidentified): Columbidae (incognita)(Columbidae) – ** – ** – ** – **
          • Dromaiidae (unidentified): Dromaiidae (incognita)(Dromaiidae) - 50.00% - 50.00% - 100.00% – **
          • Phasianidae (unidentified): Phasianidae (incognita)(Phasianidae) – ** – ** – ** – **
          • Phoenicopteridae (unidentified): Phoenicopteridae (incognita)(Phoenicopteridae) -  ** – ** – ** – **
          • Strigidae (unidentified): Strigidae (incognita)(Strigidae) – ** – ** – ** – **
          • unidentified: Incognita(Incognita) – ** – ** – ** – **
          • Rhea: Rhea(Struthionidae) – ** – ** – ** – **
          • Pelecanidae (unidentified): Pelecanidae (incognita)(Pelecanidae) - 16.67% - 16.67% - 100.00% – **
          • Birds - 0.98% - 0.74% - 75.00% - 24.75%
          • Laridae (unidentified): Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) – ** – ** - 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
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Traceability
      • Quarantine
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Stamping out
      • Official destruction of animal products
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • 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
      • Freidrich-Loeffler Institute (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time PCR - 25/11/2016 – Positive
      • Freidrich-Loeffler Institute (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time PCR - 29/11/2016 – Positive
      • Freidrich-Loeffler Institute (National laboratory) - Dromaiidae (unidentified) - real-time PCR - 25/11/2016 – Positive
      • Freidrich-Loeffler Institute (National laboratory) - Laridae (unidentified) - real-time PCR - 25/11/2016 – Positive
      • Freidrich-Loeffler Institute (National laboratory) - Pelecanidae (unidentified) - real-time PCR - 28/11/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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

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