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29 Dec 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [three #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Dec. 29 ‘16)

 

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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK). Excerpts.

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Netherlands

Information received on 28/12/2016 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. 4
    • Date of start of the event    25/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    26/11/2016
    • Report date    28/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE    28/12/2016
    • 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    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 3
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 81676    - 1148    - 1148    - 80528    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 1.41%    - 1.41%    - 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   
    • Boven Leeuwen:
      • On 20 December 2016, a 3-km surveillance and a 10-km protection zones have been established.
      • In the 3-km zone there are nine other premises.
      • All susceptible animals on the infected premises have been killed.
      • All premises in the 3-km zone have been screened.
      • All samples of the screened premises were tested negative.
    • Stolwijk:
      • On 22 December 2016, a 3-km surveillance and a 10-km protection zones have been established.
      • In the 3-km zone there is one other premise.
      • All susceptible animals on the infected premise have been killed.
      • All premises in the 3-km zone have been screened.
      • All samples of the screened premises were tested negative.
    • Zoeterwoude:
      • On 25 December 2016, a 3-km surveillance and a 10-km protection zones have been established.
      • In the 3-km zone there are two other premises.
      • All susceptible animals on the infected premises have been killed.
      • All premises in the 3-km zone have been screened.
      • All samples of the screened premises were tested negative.

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

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