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23 Dec 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N5, #Montenegro [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Dec. 23 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N5, #Montenegro [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N5 subtype, wild birds epizootic in Montenegro.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N5, Montenegro

Information received on 22/12/2016 from Dr Vesna Dakovic, Acting Director, Administration for Food Safety, Veterinary and Phitosanitary Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, PODGORICA, Montenegro

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 12/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 19/12/2016
    • Report date 22/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 22/12/2016
    • Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N5
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - PODGORICA ( Plavnica )
          • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
            • Common Teal:Anatidae (Anas crecca)  - … - 1  - 0  - 1  - 0
          • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality  rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
            • Common Teal:Anatidae (Anas crecca) – ** – ** - 0.00% – **
              • * 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
  • Epidemiological comments
    • The case was discovered within the program of active monitoring of wild birds, without clinical signs.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • 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 - Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory in Podgorica ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results: Species – Test - Test date – Result
        • Common Teal - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 19/12/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N5; Avian Influenza; Wild Birds; Montenegro.

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