Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8 in #Italy – January 26 2017 #Update.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry epizootics in Italy.
Source: National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Padua, Italy, full page: (LINK).
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in Italy – January 26 2017 Update
- On 25 January 2017 the National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease (NRL) confirmed as positive to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Subtype H5N8 an industrial laying hens farm in Rovigo province (Veneto region).
- The characterization of the virus is ongoing.
- Further information will be provided as soon as possible.
Keywords: Italy; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry.