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4 Nov 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Hungary [an infected mute #swan and a #poultry farm] (#OIE, Nov. 4 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Hungary [an infected mute #swan].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, infected mute swan, Hungary.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Hungary

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Information received on 04/11/2016 from Dr Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 19/10/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 26/10/2016
    • Report date 04/11/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 04/11/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 07/04/2015
    • 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
  • New outbreaks (2)
    • Outbreak 1 - Fehér-tó, CSONGRAD
      • Date of start of the outbreak - 19/10/2016
      • Outbreak status Resolved (26/10/2016)
      • Epidemiological unit Natural park
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan: Cygnus olor (Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
    • Outbreak 2 - Tótkomlós, BEKES
      • Date of start of the outbreak 01/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 10201 – 3774 – 2374 – 7827 – 0
          • Affected population 118-days-old fattening turkeys
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 2
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Mute Swan: Cygnus olor (Anatidae) – … – 1 – 1 – 0 – 0
          • Birds – 10201 – 3774 – 2374 – 7827 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Mute Swan: Cygnus olor (Anatidae) – ** – ** - 100.00% – **
          • Birds - 37.00% - 23.27% - 62.90% - 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
    • The possible source of infection of turkeys is indirect contact with wild birds.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Traceability
      • Stamping out
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Zoning
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type – Species – Test - Test date – Result
      • Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate of the National Food Chain Safety Office (National laboratory) – Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 03/11/2016 – Positive
      • Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate of the National Food Chain Safety Office (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time PCR - 03/11/2016 – Positive
      • Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate of the National Food Chain Safety Office (National laboratory) - Mute Swan - nucleotide sequencing - 26/10/2016 – Positive
      • Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate of the National Food Chain Safety Office (National laboratory) - Mute Swan - real-time PCR - 26/10/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Cygnus Olor; Poultry; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Hungary.

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