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20 Dec 2016

Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #France [two #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Dec. 20 ‘16)

 

Title: Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #France [two #poultry #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Low pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, France

Information received on 19/12/2016 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. 1
    • Date of start of the event 06/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 08/12/2016
    • Report date 19/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 19/12/2016
    • 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
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (09/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (19/12/2016)
  • New outbreaks (2)
    • Outbreak 1 (2) - LASCAZERES, LASCAZERES, HAUTES-PYRÉNÉES
      • Date of start of the outbreak 13/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Resolved (16/12/2016)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 800 – … – … – 800 – 0
          • Affected population: Epidemiologically linked to the outbreak in Eugénie-les-Bains (40).
    • Outbreak 2 (3) - PEYROUSE, PEYROUSE, HAUTES-PYRÉNÉES
      • Date of start of the outbreak 15/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 7585 – … – … – … – …
          • Affected population: Epidemiologically linked to the outbreak in Eugénie-les-Bains (40). The animals will be destroyed on December 20th, 2016.
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 2
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 8385 – ** – … – 800 – 0
        • 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 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
      • ANSES National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 16/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 17/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 16/12/2016 – Positive
      • ANSES National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 17/12/2016 – 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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