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3 Nov 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7N1, #Algeria [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, November 3 2016)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7N1, #Algeria [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N1 subtype, epizootics in wild birds.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N1, Algeria

Information received on 03/11/2016 from Dr Ahmed Chawky Karim Boughalem, Directeur des Services Vétérinaires, Services Vétérinaires, Ministère de l'Agriculture du Développement Rural et de la Pêche, Alger, Algeria

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 20/10/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 30/10/2016
    • Report date 02/11/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 03/11/2016
    • Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H7N1
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1 - Sabkhat el Malah, El Menia, El Menia, GHARDAIA
      • Date of start of the outbreak 20/10/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Natural park
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • unidentified: Incognita (Incognita) – … - 892 – 892 – 0 – 0
          • Affected population: Migratory birds of different species (ruddy shelduck, marbled duck, mallard ducks and gallinules) found dead in a wetland in El Menia, Sabkhat el Malah.
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths  Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • unidentified: Incognita (Incognita)  - …  - 892 – 892 – 0 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • unidentified: Incognita (Incognita) – ** – ** - 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
      • Animals in transit
      • Contact with wild species
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Screening
      • 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
      • Veterinary central laboratory (National laboratory) – unidentified - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 30/10/2016 – Positive
      • Veterinary central laboratory (National laboratory) – unidentified - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 31/10/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H7N1; Avian Influenza; Algeria; Wild Birds.

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