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#Analysis of recent #scientific #information on #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) virus - 10 February 2017 (@WHO, edited)

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7 Feb 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Romania [backyard #captive #birds] (#OIE, Feb. 7 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Romania [backyard #captive #birds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, captive birds epizootics in Romania.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Romania

Information received on 07/02/2017 from Dr. Marius Grigore, Director, Head of Unit Animal Health Department General Sanitary Veterinary Directorate, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 13
    • Date of start of the event    22/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    24/11/2016
    • Report date    07/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    07/02/2017
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (basic), 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
        • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae)    - 5    - 5    - 5    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae)    - 100.00%    - 100.00%    - 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
      • Contact with wild species

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Captive birds; Romania.

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