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A Highly Pathogenic #Avian #H7N9 #Influenza Virus Isolated from A #Human Is Lethal in Some #Ferrets Infected via #Respiratory #Droplets (Cell Host Microbe, abstract)

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16 Feb 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Croatia [four #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Feb. 16 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Croatia [four #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry epizootics in Croatia.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Croatia

Information received on 16/02/2017 from Dr Damir Agičić, Assistant to Minister, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary and Food Safety Directorate, CRO Ministry of Agriculture, ZAGREB, Croatia

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 3
    • Date of start of the event    27/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    03/01/2017
    • Report date    16/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    16/02/2017
    • 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 (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 4
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 103    - 52    - 0    - 103    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 50.49%    - 0.00%    - 0.00%    - 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

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Poultry; Croatia.

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