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25 Jan 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N5, #Germany [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Jan. 25 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N5, #Germany [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N5 subtype, poultry epizootics in Germany.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N5, Germany

Information received on 24/01/2017 from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, Ministerial Dirigentin and Chief Veterinary Officer , Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) , Bonn, Germany

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 22/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 22/01/2017
    • Report date 24/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 24/01/2017
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N5
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to the whole country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN ( Süderau, Steinburg )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  3400  -  1750  -  1350  -  2050  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  51.47% -  39.71% -  77.14% -  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
    • All poultry have been culled and safely disposed of.
    • Restriction zones have been established and epidemiological investigations started.
    • No poultry or poultry products have been dispatched to EU Member States or third countries.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N5 ; Poultry; Germany.

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