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30 Jan 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Macedonia FYR [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Jan. 30 ‘17)


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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Macedonia FYR

Information received on 30/01/2017 from Msc Zoran Popovski, Director, Food and Veterinary Agency, Food and Veterinary Agency, Skopje, Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 20/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 28/01/2017
    • Report date 30/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 30/01/2017
    • Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - STRUGA ( Farm, Moroista, Struga )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  438  -  3  -  3  -  125  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  0.68% -  0.68% -  100.00% -  29.22%
          • * 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; Macedonia.

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