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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Germany [twenty-three #poultry & #wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Feb. 13 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Germany [twenty-three #poultry & #wildbirds #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Germany

Information received on 10/02/2017 from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, Ministerial Dirigentin and Chief Veterinary Officer , Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) , Bonn, Germany

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 21
    • Date of start of the event    07/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    08/11/2016
    • Report date    10/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    10/02/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    09/2015
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    the whole country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 23
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae)    - 427    - 36    - 33    - 8    - 0
        • Birds    - 48527    - 5479    - 521    - 43646    - 0
        • unidentified:Incognita(Incognita)   - … – 3    - 3    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 91.67%    - **
        • Birds    - 11.29%    - 1.07%    - 9.51%    - **
        • unidentified:Incognita(Incognita)    - **    - **    - 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   
    • All poultry have been culled and safely disposed of. No poultry or poultry products have been dispatched.
    • Restriction zones have been established and epidemiological investigations started.

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

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