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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #France [four #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Dec. 9 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #France [four #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 08/12/2016 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. 3
    • Date of start of the event 25/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 01/12/2016
    • Report date 08/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 08/12/2016
    • 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)
  • New outbreaks (4)
    • Outbreak 1 (11) - Monestiés, Monestiés, TARN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 03/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 1000 – … – 0 – 0 – 0
          • Affected population Samples taken within the frame of the epidemiological investigation, in a farm with 1000 ducks.
    • Outbreak 2 (12) - Monastiés, Monastiés, TARN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 04/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 7000 – 50 – 50 – 0 – 0
          • Affected population: Mortality episode in a farm with 7000 chickens located within the protection zone around the Almayrac outbreak.
    • Outbreak 3 (9) - Monestiés, Monestiés, TARN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 04/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 14900 – 250 – 150 – 0 – 0
          • Affected population: Clinical suspicion after a mortality episode among the 2500 ducks of a multiple-species farm, including also 12400 chickens (without clinical signs), located within the protection zone around the Almayrac outbreak. All the animals are going to be slaughtered and destroyed today (December 8th, 2016).
    • Outbreak 4 (10) - Mouzieys-Panens, Mouzieys-Panens, TARN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 04/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 3010 – 20 – 10 – 0 – 0
          • Affected population: Mortality episode in a multiple-species farm located within the protection zone around the Almayrac outbreak. Farm headcount: - 40 ducks - 2000 chickens, including 20 sick and 5 dead - 70 geese - 900 capons, including 5 dead
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 4
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 25910 - 320 ** – 210 – 0 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds – ** - 0.81% – ** - 0.81%
            • *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
      • Airborne spread
      • Contact with wild species
  • Epidemiological comments
    • A 3-km protection zone and a 10-km surveillance zone were implemented around the affected farms.
  • 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 National Reference Laboratory for avian influenza (National laboratory) – Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 07/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES National Reference Laboratory for avian influenza (National laboratory) – Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 08/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES National Reference Laboratory for avian influenza (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 07/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES National Reference Laboratory for avian influenza (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 08/12/2016 – 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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