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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Greece [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Jan. 18 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Greece [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry epizootics in Greece.

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

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Greece

Information received on 17/01/2017 from Mr Spiros Doudounakis, Director, Animal Health Directorate, Directorate General of Veterinary Services / Animal Health Directorare , Ministry of Rural Development and Food , ATHENS, Greece

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 07/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 12/01/2017
    • Report date 17/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 17/01/2017
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza 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: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - PELOPONNISOS ( MILIA AREA, MUNICIPALITY OF TRIPOLI, ARKADIA PREFECTURE )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  28000  -  28000  -  0  -  28000  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  100.00% -  0.00% -  0.00% -  100.00%
          • * Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter;
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Unknown or inconclusive 

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Poultry; Greece.

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