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16 Dec 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [twelve #wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Dec. 16 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [twelve #wildbirds #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, wild birds epizootics in the Netherlands.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Netherlands

Information received on 16/12/2016 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Hague, Netherlands

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 7
    • Date of start of the event 08/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 10/11/2016
    • Report date 16/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 16/12/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 04/2015
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in wild birds
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (11/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (15/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (18/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 3 (22/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 4 (29/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 5 (05/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 6 (14/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 7 (16/12/2016)
  • New outbreaks (12)
    • (…)
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 12
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Corvidae (unidentified):Corvidae (incognita)(Corvidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
          • Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae) – … – 18 – 18 – 0 – 0
          • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) – … – 21 – 21 – 0 – 0
          • Peregrin falcon:Falco peregrinus(Falconidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Corvidae (unidentified):Corvidae (incognita)(Corvidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Peregrin falcon:Falco peregrinus(Falconidae) – ** – ** - 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
  • Epidemiological comments
    • H5N8 was confirmed in 41 wild birds found in wetland areas near Mastenbroek, IJsselmuiden, Oostwoud, Zuidwolde, Greonterp, Vrouwenpolder, Woldendorp, Leidschendam, Terschelling, Bollingawier and Enumatil.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • 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
      • Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad (National laboratory) - Anatidae (unidentified) - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 14/12/2016 – Positive
      • Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad (National laboratory) - Anatidae (unidentified) - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 15/12/2016 – Positive
      • Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad (National laboratory) - Corvidae (unidentified) -
        polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 14/12/2016 – Positive
      • Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad (National laboratory) - Eurasian Wigeon - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 14/12/2016 – Positive
      • Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad (National laboratory) - Eurasian Wigeon - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 15/12/2016 – Positive
      • Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad (National laboratory) - Peregrin falcon - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 14/12/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Wild Birds: The Netherlands.

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