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24 Jul 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Italy–#Update (IZSVE, Jul 24 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Italy–#Update.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 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 H5N8, Italy

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  • |-- Outbreaks | PDF (last update: 24/07/2017) —|
  • |-- Map | PDF (last update: 21/07/2017) –|


Summary

  • On 21 July, the National Reference Laboratory (NRL) for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease confirmed as positive for Avian Influenza virus subtype H5N8 the laying hens farm in Mantua province, already notified as suspect the previous day.
  • In the fattening turkey farm confirmed positive on 20 July, and on a fattening turkey farm in Verona province identified as epidemiological contact, culling procedures were concluded under official supervision.

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Keywords: Italy; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry.

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