Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Czech Republic [six #poultry #outbreaks].
Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry epizootics in Czech republic.
Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Czech Republic
Information received on 27/02/2017 from Dr Zbyněk Semerád, Director General, State Veterinary Administration, Veterinary Administration, Prague, Czech Republic
- Report type Follow-up report No. 8
- Date of start of the event 04/01/2017
- Date of confirmation of the event 04/01/2017
- Report date 27/02/2017
- Date submitted to OIE 27/02/2017
- Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
- Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
- Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
- Serotype H5N8
- Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
- This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
- Summary of outbreaks
- Total outbreaks: 6
- Total animals affected: Species - Susceptible - Cases - Deaths - Destroyed - Slaughtered
- Birds - 102 - 38 - 38 - 64 - 0
- Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
- Birds - 37.25% - 37.25% - 100.00% - 100.00%
- *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
- Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
- Contact with wild species
Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Poultry; Czech Republic.