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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Croatia [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Jan. 20 ‘17)


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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Croatia

Information received on 19/01/2017 from Dr Damir Agičić, Assistant to Minister, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary and Food Safety Directorate, CRO Ministry of Agriculture, ZAGREB, Croatia

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 4
    • Date of start of the event    30/10/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    09/11/2016
    • Report date    19/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    19/01/2017
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 2
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)        - … – 5    - 5    - 0    - 0
        • Great Cormorant:Phalacrocorax carbo(Phalacrocoracidae)        - … – 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%    - **
        • Great Cormorant:Phalacrocorax carbo(Phalacrocoracidae)    - **    - **    - 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
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • Housing of poultry is prescribed to prevent contact between poultry and wild birds.

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

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