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8 May 2018

Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Denmark [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, May 8 ‘18)

          

Title:

Low pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Denmark [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject:

Avian Influenza, H5 subtype, poultry epizootics in Denmark.

Source:

OIE, full page: (LINK).

Code:

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Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H5, Denmark

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Information received on 07/05/2018 from Dr Per Starcke Henriksen, Chief Veterinary Officer, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Glostrup, Denmark

  • Summary
    • Report type    Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event    02/05/2018
    • Date of confirmation of the event    05/05/2018
    • Report date    07/05/2018
    • Date submitted to OIE    07/05/2018
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    08/2016
    • Manifestation of disease    Sub-clinical infection
    • Causal agent    Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    the whole country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks   
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location     •    West ( Handbjerg, Holstebro )
          • Total animals affected:    Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of    - Slaughtered
            • Birds     - 20900     - **     - 0     - 20900     - 0
        • Outbreak statistics:    Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds    - **    - 0.00%    - **    - 100.00%
            • * 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   
    • The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration has established a restricted zone of 1 km around the holding and is implementing the necessary measures in accordance with the Council Directive 2005/94/EC.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied   
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Traceability
      • Quarantine
      • Stamping out
      • Zoning
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied   
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Disinfection
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type    - National Veterinary Institute ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results:    Species    - Test    - Test date    - Result
        • Birds    - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)    - 05/05/2018    - Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.


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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5Nx ; Poultry; Denmark.

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