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21 Mar 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Romania [19 #poultry, #wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Mar. 21 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Romania [19 #poultry, #wildbirds #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Romania

Information received on 21/03/2017 from Dr. Marius Grigore, Director, Head of Unit Animal Health Department General Sanitary Veterinary Directorate, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 27
    • Date of start of the event    22/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    24/11/2016
    • Report date    21/03/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    21/03/2017
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 19
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 501    - 216    - 167    - 331    - 0
        • Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) – … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
        • Great White Pelican:Pelecanus onocrotalus(Pelecanidae)  - … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 43.11%    - 33.33%    - 77.31%    - **
        • Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Great White Pelican:Pelecanus onocrotalus(Pelecanidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
          • *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   
      • Contact with wild species

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Poultry; Wild Birds; Romania.

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