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

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6 Feb 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Slovakia [twenty-one #wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Feb. 6 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Slovakia [twenty-one #wildbirds #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, wild birds epizootics in Slovakia.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5N8, Slovakia

Information received on 05/02/2017 from Dr Jozef Bires , Director & Chief Veterinary Officer , State Veterinary and Food Administration , Ministry of Agriculture, BRATISLAVA, Slovakia

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 3
    • Date of start of the event    02/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    03/01/2017
    • Report date    05/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    05/02/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    24/02/2006
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 21
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)    - 12    - 94    - 94    - 1    - 0
        • Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae)        - … – 3    - 3    - 0    - 0
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)        - … – 3    - 3    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 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   
      • Contact with wild species

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Wild Birds; Slovakia.

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