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

  Title : #Analysis of recent #scientific #information on #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) virus - 10 February 2017. Subject : Avian Influenza, ...

18 Feb 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Italy [a #poultry #outbreak in #Venice region] (#IZSVE, Feb. 18 ‘17)

 

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

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

Source: National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Padua, Italy, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Italy

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2016/2017 – H5N5, H5N8

  • Outbreaks | PDF (last update: 17/02/2017)
  • Map | PDF (last update: 17/02/2017)

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Summary

  • On 16 February 2017 a suspect of Avian influenza arose in a industrial meat turkey farm in Verona province (Veneto region) where birds reared in one of the ten sheds showed depression and decrease in water intake.
  • At the moment of epidemiological investigation, 41.373 birds were present at the premise.
  • On 17 February, the National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease (NRL) confirmed the farm as positive to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Subtype H5N8.
  • Phylogenetic analysis are ongoing.
  • In addition the NRL characterized the virus identified in Mantua province as Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza.

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Keywords: Avian Influenza, H5N8, Italy, Poultry, Updates.

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