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6 Dec 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Israel [three new #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Dec. 6 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Israel [three new #poultry #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Israel

Information received on 05/12/2016 from Dr Nadav Galon, Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, BET DAGAN, Israel

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 2
    • Date of start of the event 09/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 13/11/2016
    • Report date 05/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 05/12/2016
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • 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 (13/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (24/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (05/12/2016)
  • New outbreaks (3)
    • Outbreak 1 (EN ZURIM) - EN ZURIM, Ashkelon, HADAROM
      • Date of start of the outbreak 02/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 20000 – 18000 – 15000 – 5000 – 0
          • Affected population 9.5-weeks-old turkeys divided in four pens; high mortality.
    • Outbreak 2 (REVADIM) - REVADIM, Ashkelon, HADAROM
      • Date of start of the outbreak 02/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 10000 – 2000 – 800 – … – 0
          • Affected population 10-weeks-old turkeys divided in four pens.
    • Outbreak 3 (BE''''ER TOVIYYA) - BE''ER TOVIYYA, Ashkelon, HADAROM
      • Date of start of the outbreak 05/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 15000 – 3000 – 1000 – … – 0
          • Affected population 29-weeks-old heavy breeders in three pens.
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 3
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 45000 – 23000 – 16800 – 5000 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 51.11% - 37.33% - 73.04% – **
            • *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
      • Contact with wild species
  • Epidemiological comments
    • The farms are on the way of migrating birds flying from Europe to Africa.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • Quarantine
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Zoning
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Dipping / Spraying
      • Stamping out
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type – Species – Test - Test date – Result
      • Kimron Veterinary Institute, Avian Diseases Division (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time PCR - 05/12/2016 – 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; Israel.

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