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5 Dec 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [two #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Dec. 5 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [two #poultry #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Netherlands

Information received on 05/12/2016 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. 1
    • Date of start of the event 25/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 26/11/2016
    • Report date 05/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 05/12/2016
    • 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
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (28/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (05/12/2016)
  • New outbreaks (2)
    • Outbreak 1 (HPAI 2016/2 P) - Biddinghuizen, FLEVOLAND
      • Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 8409 – 400 – 400 – 8009 – 0
          • Affected population Fattening ducks
    • Outbreak 2 (HPAI 2016/3 P) - Biddinghuizen, FLEVOLAND
      • Date of start of the outbreak 01/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 15421 – 100 – 100 – 15321 – 0
          • Affected population Fattening ducks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 2
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 23830 – 500 – 500 – 23330 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 2.10% - 2.10% - 100.00% - 100.00%
            • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments
    • On 2nd December, the 3-km surveillance and 10-km protection zones reported on November 28th have been expanded. In the expanded 3-km zone, there is one more premises. This premises has been screened. All samples of the screened premises were tested negative.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Stamping out
      • 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
      • Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad (National laboratory) (National laboratory) – Birds - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 02/12/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry; The Netherlands.

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