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9 Jun 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Luxembourg [four #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Jun 9 ‘17)


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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Luxembourg

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Information received on 09/06/2017 from Dr Felix Wildschütz, Directeur, Administration des Services Vétérinaires, Ministère de l'Agriculture, de la Viticulture et du Développement Rural, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

  • Summary
    • Report type    Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event    30/05/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    02/06/2017
    • Report date    09/06/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    09/06/2017
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    1956
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    the whole country
  • New outbreaks (4)
    • Outbreak 1    - Keispelt, CAPELLEN
      • Date of start of the outbreak    30/05/2017
        Outbreak status    Resolved (02/06/2017)
      • Epidemiological unit    Farm
      • Affected animals: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds – … – … – 2    - 10    - 0
          • Affected population    Layers and geese.
    • Outbreak 2    - Feulen, DIEKIRCH
      • Date of start of the outbreak    30/05/2017
      • Outbreak status    Resolved (02/06/2017)
      • Epidemiological unit    Farm
      • Affected animals: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds – … – … – 3    - 12    - 0
          • Affected population    Layers and broilers.
    • Outbreak 3    - Schrassig, LUXEMBOURG
      • Date of start of the outbreak    30/05/2017
      • Outbreak status    Resolved (02/06/2017)
      • Epidemiological unit    Farm
      • Affected animals: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds  - … – … – 15    - 140    - 0
          • Affected population    Layers.
    • Outbreak 4    - Rollingen, MERSCH
      • Date of start of the outbreak    02/06/2017
      • Outbreak status    Resolved (06/06/2017)
      • Epidemiological unit    Farm
      • Affected animals: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds  - … – … – 56    - 625    - 0
          • Affected population    Layers, broilers, geese, quails and pigeons.
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 4
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of  - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - … – **    - 76    - 787    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - **    - **    - **    - **
          • *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   
      • Introduction of new live animals
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied   
      • Selective killing and disposal
      • Disinfection
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied   
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type: Species    - Test    - Test date    - Result
      • Luxembourg institute of health (National laboratory)    - Birds    - polymerase chain reaction (PCR)    - 02/06/2017    - Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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

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