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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Iran [sixteen #poultry & #wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Feb. 13 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Iran [sixteen #poultry & #wildbirds #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry and wild birds epizootics in Iran.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Iran

Information received on 13/02/2017 from Dr Mehdi Khalaj, Head of IVO, Iran Veterinary Organization (IVO), Iran Veterinary Organization, Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture, Tehran, Iran

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 5
    • Date of start of the event    14/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    19/11/2016
    • Report date    13/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    13/02/2017
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to    the whole country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 16
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 226443    - 42326 **    - 20298    - 206145    - 0
        • Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae)  - … – 29    - 29    - 0    - 0
        • Hooded Crow:Corvus cornix(Corvidae) – … – 11    - 11    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - **    - 8.96%    - **    - 100.00%
        • Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Hooded Crow:Corvus cornix(Corvidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
          • **Not calculated because of missing information
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection   
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • 1- The event was reported according to the Iran Passive Surveillance in place.
    • 2- A post-outbreak investigation to trace the source of infection is ongoing to detect the probable spread and circulation of this subtype.
    • 3- Active surveillance is ongoing.
    • 4- To reduce the poultry population at risk, 1,862,150 birds at farms in a three-kilometers radius around the affected farms or villages have been slaughtered after confirming to be negative for HPAI.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Poultry; Wild Birds; Iran.

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