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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Serbia [nine #wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Mar. 1 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Serbia [nine #wildbirds #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, 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    Follow-up report No. 6
    • Date of start of the event    30/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    02/12/2016
    • Report date    01/03/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    01/03/2017
    • Reason for notification    First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (basic), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 9
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)  - … – 12    - 12    - 0    - 0
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)  - … – 0    - 0    - 0    - 0
        • Grey Heron:Ardea cinerea(Ardeidae) – … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Great Cormorant:Phalacrocorax carbo(Phalacrocoracidae)  - … – 0    - 0    - 0    - 0
        • Birds    - 52    - 46    - 46    - 6    - 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%    - **
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - … -    **
        • Grey Heron:Ardea cinerea(Ardeidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Great Cormorant:Phalacrocorax carbo(Phalacrocoracidae)    - **    - **    - … -    **
        • Birds    - 88.46%    - 88.46%    - 100.00%    - 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; H5N8 ; Poultry; Wild Birds; Serbia.

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