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14 Jun 2017

Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7, #Libya [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Jun 14 ‘17)


Title: Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H7, #Libya [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7Nx subtype, poultry epizootics in Libiya.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H7, Libya

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Information received on 14/06/2017 from Dr Abdelghani Hamed, Chairman of the National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH) Chief Veterinary Officer, National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH), Public Authority of Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries , Beida, Libya

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 2
    • Date of start of the event    08/05/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    16/05/2017
    • Report date    13/06/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    14/06/2017
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    06/2013
    • Manifestation of disease    Sub-clinical infection
    • Causal agent    Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H7
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    the whole country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 220    - 1    - 0    - 220    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 0.45%    - 0.00%    - 0.00%    - 100.00%
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection   
      • Illegal movement of animals
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • As part of general surveillance for avian influenza in the whole country under a FAO project, 332 swab samples from backyards were collected by monitoring teams and one sample was positive in Frzoga area.
    • Stamping out has been applied to the entire susceptible population by the official veterinary services.
    • The farm has been cleaned and disinfected.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H7Nx ; Poultry; Libiya.

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