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11 Jan 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Switzerland [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Jan. 11 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Switzerland [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, wild birds epizootics in Switzerland.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK). Excerpts.

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Switzerland

Information received on 11/01/2017 from Mr Hans Wyss, Chief Veterinary Officer, Schwarzenburgstrasse 161, Swiss Federal Veterinary Office, LIEBEFELD BERNE, Switzerland

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 8
    • Date of start of the event    05/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    09/11/2016
    • Report date    11/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    11/01/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    02/2008
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 3
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Common Coot:Fulica atra(Rallidae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Common Coot:Fulica atra(Rallidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 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

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Wild Birds; Switzerland.

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