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26 Dec 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Israel [seventeen #poultry and #wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Dec. 26 ‘16)

 


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Israel [seventeen #poultry and #wildbirds #outbreaks]

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry and wild birds epizootics in Israel.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK). Excerpts.

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Israel

Information received on 25/12/2016 from Dr Nadav Galon, Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, BET DAGAN, Israel

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 3
    • Date of start of the event    09/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    13/11/2016
    • Report date    25/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE    25/12/2016
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 17
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 119400    - 2000 **    - 2820    - 107500    - 0
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)        … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
        • Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae)        - … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
        • pygmy cormorant:Phalacrocorax pygmaeus(Phalacrocoracidae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Peregrin falcon:Falco peregrinus(Falconidae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Common Crane:Grus grus(Gruidae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Red footed falcon:Falco vespertinus(Falconidae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Great Egret:Ardea alba(Ardeidae)        - … – 4    - 4    - 0    - 0
        • Barn Owl (Common Barn-Owl):Tyto alba(Tytonidae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae)        - … - 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection   
      • Contact with wild species
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • The farms are on the way of migrating birds flying from Europe to Africa.

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

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