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Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N3, #Germany [three #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Jan. 25 ‘17)


Title: Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N3, #Germany [three #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N3 subtype, poultry epizootics in Germany.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H5N3, Germany

Information received on 24/01/2017 from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, Ministerial Dirigentin and Chief Veterinary Officer , Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) , Bonn, Germany

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 22/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 11/01/2017
    • Report date 24/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 24/01/2017
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 2014
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N3
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to the whole country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 3
        • Outbreak Location:
          • NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN ( Bielefeld, Bielefeld )
          • SACHSEN-ANHALT ( Naumburg, Burgenlandkreis )
          • RHEINLAND-PFALZ ( Wörth am See, Germersheim )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  709  -  28  - … -   14  - …
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  3.95% -  ** -  ** -  **
          • * 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
    • No poultry or poultry products has been moved to other EU Member States or third countries.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N3 ; Poultry; Germany.

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