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Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #France [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Dec. 11 ‘16)

 

Title: Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #France [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype, poultry epizootic in France.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H5N1, France

Information received on 09/12/2016 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 Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 06/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 08/12/2016
    • Report date 09/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 09/12/2016
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1 (1) - PALLANNE, PALLANNE, GERS
      • Date of start of the outbreak 06/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Resolved (08/12/2016)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 1000 – … – 0 – 1000 – 0
          • Affected population: The samples taken in the framework of the surveillance of the protection zone around the outbreak in Monlezun (separate administration of H5N8 outbreaks notified), in a farm with 1.000 ducks, revealed the presence of low pathogenic H5N1 virus.
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 1000 – ** – 0 – 1000 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds – ** - 0.00% – ** - 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
  • Epidemiological comments
    • A regulated zone of a one-kilometer radius was implemented around the outbreak.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Traceability
      • Stamping out
      • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
      • 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, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 08/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Ploufragan (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; H5N1; Avian Influenza; Poultry; France.

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