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Egypt - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in birds in Damietta (OIE, November 30, 2016)

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  • Egypt - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in birds in Damietta (OIE, November 30, 2016)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Egypt
    Information received on 30/11/2016 from Dr Ibrahim Mahrous Saleh Mohamed, Chairman, General Organization for Veterinary Services (GOVS), Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Cairo, Egypt
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 24/11/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 26/11/2016
    Report date 30/11/2016
    Date submitted to OIE 30/11/2016
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Dumyat, Dumyat, DUMYAT
    Date of start of the outbreak 24/11/2016
    Outbreak status Resolved (24/11/2016)
    Epidemiological unit Village
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Common Coot:Fulica atra(Rallidae) 2 2 0 0
    Affected population Two common coots found dead during routine epidemiological surveillance activity
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Common Coot:Fulica atra(Rallidae) 2 2 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Common Coot:Fulica atra(Rallidae) ** ** 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
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Disinfection / Disinfestation
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    Animal Health Research Center (AHRI), Reference Laboratory for Veterinary Quality Control on Poultry Production (National laboratory) Common Coot real-time PCR 26/11/2016 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=21730
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