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28 Jul 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Italy–#Update (#IZSVE, Jul 28 ‘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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Summary

  • 28/07/2017 – Today, both viruses found in the cases confirmed yesterday, in Verona and Mantua, have been characterised by the National Reference Laboratory as Avian Influenza viruses subtype H5N8.
  • Furthermore, the NRL characterised the virus identified in Verona (27/07/2017) as Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza.
  • As provided by the Council Directive 2005/94/EC, protection and surveillances zones were defined, and control measures were put into place in every positive case.

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

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