Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N5, #Italy [infected #wildbirds].
Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N5 subtype, wild birds epizootic in Italy.
Source: OIE Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Padua, Italy, full page: (LINK).
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N5, Italy
- On 10 January 2017 a second positivity to Avian Influenza A virus subtype H5N5 was confirmed in wild birds.
- The virus was detected in a gadwall (Anas strepera) found dead in the municipality of Grado, in close proximity with wetlands.
- Further analysis to characterize the virus are ongoing.
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Keywords: Italy; Updates; H5N5; Wild Birds; Avian Influenza.