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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, #Japan [168 #wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Apr. 19 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, #Japan [168 #wildbirds #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N6 subtype, wild birds epizootics in Japan.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6, Japan

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Information received on 18/04/2017 from Dr Kazuo Ito, Director, International Animal Health Affairs Office, Animal Health Division, Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tokyo, Japan

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 1
    • Date of start of the event    15/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    21/11/2016
    • Report date    18/04/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    18/04/2017
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    17/02/2015
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N6
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of reported outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 168
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Hooded crane:Grus monacha(Gruidae)  - … – 22    - 22    - 0    - 0
        • Tundra Swan:Cygnus columbianus(Anatidae)  - … – 19    - 19    - 0    - 0
        • Greater White-fronted Goose:Anser albifrons(Anatidae) – … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
        • Northern Pintail:Anas acuta(Anatidae)  - … – 3    - 3    - 0    - 0
        • White-naped crane:Grus vipio(Gruidae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae) – … – 5    - 5    - 0    - 0
        • Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae)  - … - 33 **    - 33    - 0    - 0
        • Snowy Owl:Bubo scandiacus(Strigidae) – … – 3    - 3    - 0    - 0
        • Peregrin falcon:Falco peregrinus(Falconidae)  - … – 6    - 6    - 0    - 0
        • Black Swan:Cygnus atratus(Anatidae) – … – 19    - 19    - 0    - 0
        • Corvidae (unidentified):Corvidae (incognita)(Corvidae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) – … – 53    - 53    - 0    - 0
        • Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae) – … – 11    - 11    - 0    - 0
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) – … – 3    - 3    - 0    - 0
        • Cackling Goose:Branta hutchinsii(Anatidae)  - … – 4    - 4    - 0    - 0
        • Northern Goshawk:Accipiter gentilis(Accipitridae) – … – 4    - 4    - 0    - 0
        • Strigidae (unidentified):Strigidae (incognita)(Strigidae) – … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Common Pochard:Aythya ferina(Anatidae) – … – 4    - 4    - 0    - 0
        • Common Coot:Fulica atra(Rallidae)  - … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
        • Great Crested Grebe:Podiceps cristatus(Podicipedidae) – … – 3    - 3    - 0    - 0
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) – … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Greater Scaup:Aythya marila(Anatidae)  - … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
        • Accipitridae (unidentified):Accipitridae (incognita)(Accipitridae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Bean Goose:Anser fabalis(Anatidae)  - … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
        • Mandarin Duck:Aix galericulata(Anatidae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Hooded crane:Grus monacha(Gruidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Tundra Swan:Cygnus columbianus(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Greater White-fronted Goose:Anser albifrons(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Northern Pintail:Anas acuta(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • White-naped crane:Grus vipio(Gruidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - **    - **
        • Snowy Owl:Bubo scandiacus(Strigidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Peregrin falcon:Falco peregrinus(Falconidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Black Swan:Cygnus atratus(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Corvidae (unidentified):Corvidae (incognita)(Corvidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Cackling Goose:Branta hutchinsii(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Northern Goshawk:Accipiter gentilis(Accipitridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Strigidae (unidentified):Strigidae (incognita)(Strigidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Common Pochard:Aythya ferina(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Common Coot:Fulica atra(Rallidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Great Crested Grebe:Podiceps cristatus(Podicipedidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Greater Scaup:Aythya marila(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Accipitridae (unidentified):Accipitridae (incognita)(Accipitridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Bean Goose:Anser fabalis(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Mandarin Duck:Aix galericulata(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 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; H5N6 ; Wild Birds; Japan.

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