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Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Austria [23 #wildbirds #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Austria

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Information received on 06/04/2017 from Mr Dr Ulrich Herzog, Chief Veterinary Officer, Verbrauchergesundheit, Bundesministerium für Gesundheit , VIENNE, Austria

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 2 (Final report)
    • Date of start of the event    07/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    09/11/2016
    • Report date    06/04/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    06/04/2017
    • Date event resolved    28/03/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    26/04/2006
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 23
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)  - … – 99    - 99    - 0    - 0
        • Great Cormorant:Phalacrocorax carbo(Phalacrocoracidae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae)  - … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae)  - … – 3    - 3    - 0    - 0
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)  - … – 7    - 7    - 0    - 0
        • Grey Heron:Ardea cinerea(Ardeidae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae)  - … – 4    - 4    - 0    - 0
        • Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) – … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
        • Great Egret:Ardea alba(Ardeidae) – … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Dalmatian pelican:Pelecanus crispus(Pelecanidae)    - 22    - 1    - 1    - 21    - 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%    - **
        • Great Cormorant:Phalacrocorax carbo(Phalacrocoracidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Grey Heron:Ardea cinerea(Ardeidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Great Egret:Ardea alba(Ardeidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Dalmatian pelican:Pelecanus crispus(Pelecanidae)    - 4.55%    - 4.55%    - 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   
      • Contact with wild species

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Wild Birds; Austria.

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