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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N5, #Serbia [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Mar. 1 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N5, #Serbia [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N5 subtype, wild birds epizootics in Serbia.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5N5, Serbia

Information received on 01/03/2017 from Dr Budimir Plavšić, Head, Animal Health Department Veterinary Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, Belgrade, Serbia

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 20/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 25/01/2017
    • Report date 01/03/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 01/03/2017
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype H5N5
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - SRBIJA ( Botos-reka Tamis, Zrenjanin, Srednjebanatski )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan:Anatidae (Cygnus olor) – … -  1  -  1 – 0 – 0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Mute Swan:Anatidae (Cygnus olor) -  ** -  ** -  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 

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N5 ; Wild Birds; Serbia.

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