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25 Jul 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Italy [a #poultry #outbreak] (#IZSVE, Jul 25 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Italy [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5 subtype, poultry epizootics in Italy.

Source: National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Padua, Italy, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Italy

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Summary

  • On the evening of 24 July, an increase in mortality was reported in a turkey meat farm in Verona province (Veneto region).
  • On 25 July, the IZS delle Venezie confirmed the case as positive for Avian Influenza virus subtype H5.
  • At the moment of the epidemiological investigation, 17.724 turkeys (112 days-old) were present.
  • Starting on Sunday, a slight increase in mortality was observed in one of the five sheds at the farm.
  • The farm is located in one of the most densely populated poultry areas in Italy.

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Keywords: Italy; Updates; H5; Avian Influenza; Poultry; Italy.

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