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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Nigeria [two #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Jan. 31 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Nigeria [two #poultry #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Nigeria

Information received on 30/01/2017 from Dr Gideon Mbursa Mshelbwala, Director, Veterinary Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, ABUJA, Nigeria

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 4
    • Date of start of the event    19/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    16/12/2016
    • Report date    30/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    30/01/2017
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    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
        • Birds    - 4000    - 410    - 80    - 3610    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 10.25%    - 2.00%    - 19.51%    - 92.25%
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection   
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • Poor farm biosecurity

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

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