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3 Feb 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Macedonia FYR [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Feb. 3 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Macedonia FYR [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5 subtype, wild birds epizootics in Macedonia FYR.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5, Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia

Information received on 03/02/2017 from Msc Zoran Popovski, Director, Food and Veterinary Agency, Food and Veterinary Agency, Skopje, Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 13/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 02/02/2017
    • Report date 03/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 03/02/2017
    • Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype H5
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - NEGOTINO ( Dzidimirci, Dzidimirci, Negotino )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Mallard:Anatidae (Anas platyrhynchos)  - … -   2 – 0 – 2 – 0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Mallard:Anatidae (Anas platyrhynchos) -  ** -  ** -  0.00% -  **
          • * 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
    • On 2nd February, l’influenza A H5 was confirmed with real-time PCR laboratory diagnosis in two wild birds (Anas platyrhynchos) as part of the active surveillance program that is in place in the country.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5Nx ; Wild Birds; Macedonia.

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