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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Czech Republic [two #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Jan. 9 ‘17)


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

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry epizootics in Czech Republic.

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

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Czech Republic

Information received on 05/01/2017 from Dr Zbyněk Semerád, Director General, State Veterinary Administration, Veterinary Administration, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Summary
    • Report type    Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event    04/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    04/01/2017
    • Report date    05/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    05/01/2017
    • Reason for notification    First occurrence of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • 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    - 106    - 30    - 30    - 76    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 28.30%    - 28.30%    - 100.00%    - 100.00%
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection   
      • Contact with wild species
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • The affected population in one of the outbreaks was 73 laying hens, three geese, six ducks, three guinea fowls and one turkey.
    • The affected population in the other outbreak was 20 turkeys, all dead.
    • Both outbreaks are backyard holdings in contact with water wild birds.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Poultry; Czech Republic.

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