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14 Apr 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Apr. 14 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, wild birds epizootics in Netherlands.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Netherlands

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Information received on 14/04/2017 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. 14
    • Date of start of the event    08/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    10/11/2016
    • Report date    14/04/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    14/04/2017
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence 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    Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 3
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)  - … – 1    - 0    - 0    - 0
        • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae)  - … – 39    - 28    - 77    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 0.00%    - **
        • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 71.79%    - **
          • *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   
    • H5N8 was confirmed in wild birds found in De Wijk, Woerdense Verlaat and Houten.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Wild Birds; Netherlands.

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