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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N5, #Netherlands [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, June 1 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N5, #Netherlands [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N5 subtype, wild birds epizootics in the Netherlands.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5N5, Netherlands

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Information received on 01/06/2017 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Hague, Netherlands

  • Summary
    • Report type  Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event  22/05/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event  30/05/2017
    • Report date  01/06/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE  01/06/2017
    • Reason for notification  Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence  16/05/2017
    • Manifestation of disease  Clinical disease
    • Causal agent  Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype  H5N5
    • 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  -   UTRECHT ( Utrecht )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Killed and disposed of -  Slaughtered
        • Greylag Goose:Anatidae (Anser anser)  - … -   2 -  2 -  0 -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Greylag Goose:Anatidae (Anser anser) -  ** -  **  - 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
  • Epidemiological comments
    • Highly pathogenic influenza A H5N5 was confirmed in two wild geese (Anser anser domesticus) found in a district of the city of Utrecht.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type -  Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results:  Species -  Test -  Test date -  Result
        • Greylag Goose -  polymerase chain reaction (PCR) -  30/05/2017 -  Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
       

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N5 ; Wild Birds; Netherlands.

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