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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Poland [#poultry & #wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Dec. 23 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Poland [#poultry & #wildbirds #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry and wild birds epizootics in Poland.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Poland

Information received on 23/12/2016 from Dr Krzysztof Jazdzewski, Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, General Veterinary Inspectorate, VARSOVIE, Poland

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 8
    • Date of start of the event 28/10/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 05/11/2016
    • Report date 23/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 23/12/2016
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • Related reports
        • Immediate notification (07/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (15/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (18/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 3 (05/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 4 (14/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 5 (16/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 6 (19/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 7 (22/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 8 (23/12/2016)
  • New outbreaks (3)
    • Outbreak 1 - Wielka Wies, Ksiaz Wielki , Miechowski, MALOPOLSKE
      • Date of start of the outbreak 20/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Backyard
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 63 – 4 – 4 – 59 – 0
    • Outbreak 2  - Darlowo, Darlowo, Slawienski, ZACHODNIO-POMORSKIE
      • Date of start of the outbreak 20/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Resolved (23/12/2016)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) – … – 3 – 3 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 3 - Jozefow, Jozefow, Otwocki, MAZOWIECKIE
      • Date of start of the outbreak 20/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Resolved (23/12/2016)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 3
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 63 – 4 – 4 – 59 – 0
          • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) – … – 3 – 3 – 0 – 0
          • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 6.35% - 6.35% - 100.00% - 100.00%
          • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) – ** – ** - 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
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Traceability
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Stamping out
      • Official destruction of animal products
      • 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
      • National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 22/12/2016 – 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; wild birds; Poland.

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