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Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #France [five #poultry #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, France

Information received on 21/12/2016 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Agroalimentaire et de la Forêt, Paris, France

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 10
    • Date of start of the event 25/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 01/12/2016
    • Report date 21/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 21/12/2016
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
    • 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 (02/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (02/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (05/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 3 (08/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 4 (09/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 5 (12/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 6 (15/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 7 (16/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 8 (19/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 9 (20/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 10 (21/12/2016)
  • New outbreaks (5)
    • Outbreak 1 (38) - SAINT MEDARD, SAINT MEDARD, GERS
      • Date of start of the outbreak 16/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Resolved (21/12/2016)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 8800 – … – … – 8800 – …
          • Affected population Mortality episode in a farm with 8800 ducks located within the protection zone.
    • Outbreak 2 (39) - BARCELONE DU GERS, BARCELONE DU GERS, GERS
      • Date of start of the outbreak 17/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Resolved (21/12/2016)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – … – … – … – … – …
          • Affected population: Samples taken in the framework of a clinical suspicion in a ducks farm located within the surveillance zone; epidemiologically linked with the outbreak in Eauze.
    • Outbreak 3 (40) - LAUJUZAN, LAUJUZAN, GERS
      • Date of start of the outbreak 17/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 1640 – … – 561 – … – …
          • Affected population: Mortality episode in a farm with 1640 ducks located within the surveillance zone. The animals will be destroyed on 22 December 2016.
    • Outbreak 4 (41) - LAUJUZAN, LAUJUZAN, GERS
      • Date of start of the outbreak 18/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – … – … – … – … – …
          • Affected population: Samples taken within the framework of the analytical surveillance in a ducks farm located within the protection zone.
    • Outbreak 5 (42) - BARS, BARS, GERS
      • Date of start of the outbreak 18/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 5900 – … – … – … – …
          • Affected population: Mortality episode in a farm with 5900 ducks located within the surveillance zone. The animals will be destroyed on 22 December 2016.
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 5
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 16340 – ** – 561 – 8800 – …
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds – ** – ** – ** – **
            • *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
    • A 3-km protection zone and a 10-km surveillance zone were implemented around the affected farms.
    • The epidemiological links are being investigated.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Traceability
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Stamping out
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • 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
      • ANSES Reference National Laboratory for avian influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 11/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES Reference National Laboratory for avian influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 14/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES Reference National Laboratory for avian influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 15/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES Reference National Laboratory for avian influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 11/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES Reference National Laboratory for avian influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 14/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES Reference National Laboratory for avian influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 15/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES Reference National Laboratory for avian influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 04/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES Reference National Laboratory for avian influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 19/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES Reference National Laboratory for avian influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 04/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES Reference National Laboratory for avian influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - 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; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry; France.

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