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16 Dec 2016

Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N9, #France [two #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Dec. 16 ‘16)

 

Title: Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N9, #France [two #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N9 subtype, poultry epizootic in France.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H5N9, France

Information received on 16/12/2016 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 08/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 11/12/2016
    • Report date 16/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 16/12/2016
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N9
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 2
        • Outbreak Location  - GERS ( Margouet-Meymes, Margouet-Meymes Montréal du Gers, Montréal du Gers )
          • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
            • Birds  - 1870  - **  - 0  - 970  - 0
          • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality  rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
            • Birds – ** - 0.00% – ** - 51.87%
              • * 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 1-km-radius regulated zone has been established around the outbreaks.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Traceability
      • Stamping out
      • 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 - Laboratoire national de référence pour l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses Ploufragan ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results: Species – Test - Test date – Result
        • Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 11/12/2016 – Positive
        • Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 11/12/2016 – Positive
    • Laboratory name and type - Laboratoire national de référence pour l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses Ploufragan ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results: Species – Test - Test date – Result
        • Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 15/12/2016 – Positive
        • Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 15/12/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N9; Avian Influenza; Poultry; France.

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