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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Italy [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Jan. 23 ‘17)


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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Italy

Information received on 23/01/2017 from Prof. Dr. Romano Marabelli, Chief Veterinary Officer, Secretary General, Ministry of Health, Rome, Italy

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 20/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 21/01/2017
    • Report date 23/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 23/01/2017
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 17/01/2015
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - VENETO ( Mira, VENEZIA )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  20500  -  6000  -  600  - … – …
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  29.27% -  2.93% -  10.00% -  **
          • * 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
    • Increase in the mortality rate was reported in the last 2-3 days.
    • The NRL has sequenced HPAI subtype H5N8.
    • A protection zone of 3 km and a surveillance zone of 10 km have been established.

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

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