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16 Dec 2016

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

 

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

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry epizootics in Serbia.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Serbia

Information received on 16/12/2016 from Dr Budimir Plavšić, Head, Animal Health Department Veterinary Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, Belgrade, Serbia

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 2
    • Date of start of the event 30/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 02/12/2016
    • Report date 16/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 16/12/2016
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (06/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (15/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (16/12/2016)
  • New outbreaks (2)
    • Outbreak 1 (15434) - Kovilj, Novi Sad, Južnobacki, SRBIJA
      • Date of start of the outbreak 10/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Backyard
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 34 – 2 – 0 – 34 – 0
    • Outbreak 2 (15435) - Kovilj, Novi Sad, Južnobacki, SRBIJA
      • Date of start of the outbreak 10/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Backyard
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 103 – 2 – 0 – 103 – 0
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 2
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 137 – 4 – 0 – 137 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 2.92% - 0.00% - 0.00% - 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
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Stamping out
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Zoning
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry; Serbia.

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