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Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7, #Chile [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Jan. 9 ‘17)


Title: Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7, #Chile [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7 subtype, poultry epizootic in Chile.

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

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Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H7, Chile

Information received on 06/01/2017 from Dr Jose Ignacio Gómez Meza, Jefe de la División de Protección Pecuaria, Servicio Agrícola y Ganadero (SAG), Ministerio de Agricultura, Santiago, Chile

  • Summary
    • Report type    Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event    26/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    06/01/2017
    • Report date    06/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    06/01/2017
    • Reason for notification    First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent    Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H7
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 344540    - 5534    - 5534    - 339006    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 1.61%    - 1.61%    - 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   
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • Stamping out has been applied to the entire susceptible population.
    • The Official Veterinary Service of Chile maintains the whole production system under strict official control and additional monitoring and control measures have been implemented in the area adjacent to the outbreak.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H7 ; Poultry; Chile.

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