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5 Jun 2018

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, #Sweden [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, June 5 ‘18)

          

Title:

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, #Sweden [infected #wildbirds].

Subject:

Avian Influenza, H5N6 subtype, wild birds epizootics in Sweden.

Source:

OIE, full page: (LINK).

Code:

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5N6, Sweden

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Information received on 05/06/2018 from Dr Ingrid Eilertz, Chief Veterinary Officer Director and Head, Swedish Board of Agriculture Department for Animal Welfare and Health, Ministry for Rural Affairs, Jönköping, Sweden

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 6
    • Date of start of the event    11/03/2018
    • Date of confirmation of the event    15/03/2018
    • Report date    05/06/2018
    • Date submitted to OIE    05/06/2018
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    24/02/2018
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype    H5N6
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of    - Slaughtered
        • White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae)    - **    - **    - 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   
    • In accordance with the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code, Article 10.4.1 point 8, these outbreaks do not change the disease free status of Sweden as they involve wild birds, and therefore do not fall within the OIE definition of poultry.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N6 ; Wild Birds; Sweden.

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