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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Sweden [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Apr. 26 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Sweden [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry epizootics in Sweden.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Sweden

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Information received on 25/04/2017 from Dr Ingrid Eilertz, Chief Veterinary Officer Director and Head, Swedish Board of Agriculture Department for Animal Welfare and Health, Ministry for Rural Affairs, Jönköping, Sweden

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 10
    • Date of start of the event    21/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    23/11/2016
    • Report date    25/04/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    25/04/2017
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    05/03/2015
    • 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: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 50000    - 12500    - 755    - 49245    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 25.00%    - 1.51%    - 6.04%    - 100.00%
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection   
      • Unknown or inconclusive
      • Contact with wild species
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • A protection zone (3 km) and a surveillance zone (10 km) have been put in place around the infected farm.
    • Euthanizing and destruction of all the animals will be performed including disinfection of all the facilities.
    • All other restrictions and necessary measures according to Directive 2005/94/EC are applied, including a prohibition of transportation of live birds, hatching eggs and non heat-treated poultry products in this area.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Poultry; Sweden.

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