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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Slovakia [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Jan. 13 ‘17)


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

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

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

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5N8, Slovakia

Information received on 12/01/2017 from Dr Jozef Bires , Director & Chief Veterinary Officer , State Veterinary and Food Administration , Ministry of Agriculture, BRATISLAVA, Slovakia

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 02/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 03/01/2017
    • Report date 12/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 12/01/2017
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 24/02/2006
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 2
        • Outbreak Location
          • KOSICE ( Kosice, Kosice )
          • NITRA ( Velke Kosihy, Komarno )
        • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Muscovy Duck:Anatidae (Cairina moschata)  -  341  -  4  -  0  -  4  -  0
          • Mute Swan:Anatidae (Cygnus olor)  - … -   27  - 26  - 1 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Muscovy Duck:Anatidae (Cairina moschata) -  1.17% -  0.00% -  0.00% -  1.17%
          • Mute Swan:Anatidae (Cygnus olor) -  ** -  ** -  96.30% -  **
            • * 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; Slovakia.

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