BOA1

Featured post

#Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS (@WHO, Apr. 2 ‘17)

  Title : #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS. Subject : Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype (Asian Lineage), poultry e...

7 Mar 2017

Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N2, #USA [a #poultry #outbreak, #Wisconsin] (#OIE, Mar. 7 ‘17)


Title: Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N2, #USA [a #poultry #outbreak, #Wisconsin].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N2 subtype, poultry epizootics in USA.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

Code: [     ]

_____

Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H5N2, United States of America

Information received on 06/03/2017 from Dr John Clifford, Official Delegate, Chief Trade Advisor, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, United States of America

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 02/03/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 04/03/2017
    • Report date 06/03/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 06/03/2017
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 2016
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N2
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - WISCONSIN ( Barron County, Barron )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  84000  -  ** – … – … – …
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate  -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  ** -  ** -  ** -  **
          • * 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
    • The USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection are responding to this event.
      • Testing of the commercial turkey flock occurred after the birds exhibited signs of depression.
      • Samples were submitted for laboratory testing and were confirmed positive for influenza A virus H5N2 LPAI North American wild bird origin.
      • Both the HA and NA are distinct from the EA/AM H5N2 clade 2.3.4.4 viruses from 2015.
      • The infected premises was quarantined and the turkeys will be depopulated through controlled marketing.
      • A comprehensive epidemiological investigation with enhanced surveillance is ongoing.

(...)

___

-

Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N2 ; Poultry; USA; Wisconsin.

------