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20 Dec 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [two #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Dec. 20 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [two #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry epizootics in the Netherlands.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Netherlands

Information received on 20/12/2016 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Hague, Netherlands

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 3
    • Date of start of the event 25/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 26/11/2016
    • Report date 19/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 20/12/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 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
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (28/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (05/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (14/12/2016) / Follow-up report No. 3 (19/12/2016)
  • New outbreaks (2)
    • Outbreak 1 (HPAI 2016/5 P) - Kamperveen, OVERIJSSEL
      • Date of start of the outbreak 16/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 13989 – 1000 – 1000 – 12989 – 0
          • Affected population Fattening Ducks
    • Outbreak 2 (HPAI 2016/6 P) - Hiaure, FRIESLAND
      • Date of start of the outbreak 17/12/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 28491 – 10 – 10 – 28481 – 0
          • Affected population Laying hens
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 2
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 42480 – 1010 – 1010 – 41470 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 2.38% - 2.38% - 100.00% - 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
    • Kamperveen:
      • On 17 December 2016, a 3-km surveillance and a 10-km protection zones have been established.
      • In the 3 km zone there are four other premises.
      • All susceptible animals on the infected premises have been killed.
      • All premises in the 3-km zone have been screened.
      • All samples of the screened premises were tested negative.
    • Hiaure:
      • On 17 December 2016, a 3-km surveillance and a 10-km protection zones have been established.
      • In the 3-km zone there is one other premise. All susceptible animals on the infected premises have been killed.
      • All premises in the 3-km zone have been screened.
      • All samples of the screened premises were tested negative.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Stamping out
      • Control of wildlife reservoirs
      • Zoning
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type – Species – Test - Test date – Result
      • Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad (National laboratory) – Birds - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 17/12/2016 – Positive
      • Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad (National laboratory) – Birds - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 18/12/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry; The Netherlands.

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