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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Finland [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Jun 22 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Finland [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5Nx subtype, wild birds epizootics in Finland.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5, Finland

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Information received on 22/06/2017 from Dr Taina Aaltonen, Chief Veterinary Officer and Deputy Director General, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Helsinki, Finland

  • Summary
    • Report type    Immediate notification (Final report)
    • Date of start of the event    26/05/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    02/06/2017
    • Report date    22/06/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    22/06/2017
    • Date event resolved    22/06/2017
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    27/04/2017
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype    H5
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1    - Sastamala, LÄNSI- JA SISÄ-SUOMI
      • Date of start of the outbreak    26/05/2017
      • Outbreak status    Resolved (22/06/2017)
      • Epidemiological unit    Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae) – … – 1    - 0    - 1    - 0
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of  - Slaughtered
        • Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae)   - … – 1    - 0    - 1    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 0.00%    - **
          • *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
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied   
      • Screening
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied   
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type    - Species    - Test    - Test date    - Result
      • Finnish Food Safety Authority, Evira (National laboratory)    - Whooper Swan    - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR)    - 31/05/2017    - Positive
      • Finnish Food Safety Authority, Evira (National laboratory)    - Whooper Swan    - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)    - 01/06/2017    - Positive
      • Finnish Food Safety Authority, Evira (National laboratory)    - Whooper Swan    - virus isolation    - 21/06/2017    - Negative
      • Finnish Food Safety Authority, Evira (National laboratory)    - Whooper Swan    - virus sequencing    - 02/06/2017    - Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.


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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N ; Wild Birds; Finland.

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