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28 Oct 2016

Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Netherlands [one new #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Oct. 28 ‘16)

 

Title: Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Netherlands [one new #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5 subtype, poultry epizootic in the Netherlands.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H5, Netherlands

Information received on 28/10/2016 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 26/10/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 27/10/2016
    • Report date 28/10/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 28/10/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 13/08/2015
    • Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
    • Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5
    • 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  - NOORD-BRABANT ( Deurne )
          • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
            • Birds  - 17009  - 0  - 0  - 17009  - 0
          • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
            • Birds - 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
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments
    • Monitoring blood samples were positive on H5.
    • This is confirmed by PCR test.
    • There were no clinical signs.
    • A one-kilometer restriction zone was established on October 28th, 2016.
    • There are four other premises in this zone. These premises have been screened.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • Stamping out
      • Zoning
      • 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
        • Birds - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 27/10/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5; Avian Influenza; Poultry; Netherlands.

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