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  • Egypt - Woman, 40, tested positive for H5N1 bird flu - Bagoor District, Menofia Governorate

    Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1), Egypt, Human
    ‎Today, ‎March ‎14, ‎2013
    http://empres-i.fao.org/empres-i/2/o...k=175080&rss=t

    GENERAL INFO
    Disease Event ID: 175080
    Reporting date: 12/03/2013
    Observation date: 03/03/2013
    LOCATION
    Region: Africa
    Admin 1 (Country): Al Minufiyah (menoufia) (Egypt)
    Locality: Bagoor
    Lat/Long: 30.4683759661/31.0017238822
    Quality of Coordinates: Centroid Admin1

    DISEASE
    Status: Confirmed
    DISEASE: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
    Serotype: H5N1
    Source: FAO Field Officer

    LABORATORIES
    Disease Tested: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
    Species:
    Test: RT-PCR (reverse transcription - PCR)
    Result: Positive
    Result Date: 11/03/2013
    Reference Laboratory:

    Not reported in
    Influenza at human-animal interface - Monthly Risk Assessment Summary
    Latest HAI Risk Assessment Summary
    http://www.who.int/influenza/human_a...ce_12Mar13.pdf


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    ECTAD-HPAI Situation Update 21/03/2013 - Issue no. 571 (Bagoor District, Menofia)

    HPAI Situation Update 21/03/2013 - Issue no. 571
    19/03/13 Confirmed H5 HPAI outbreak in a human, Menofia (FAO Field Officer)
    Snip:
    A 40-year old female from Bagoor District, Menofia Governorate developed symptoms on 3 March 2013 and tested positive for influenza A (H5N1) virus by RT-PCR at the Central Public Health Laboratories (NIC) on 11 March 2013. Investigations into the source of infection revealed that the case had close contact with sick and dead backyard poultry (ducks and chickens) a few days before the onset of symptoms. Of the 171 cases confirmed to date in Egypt, 61 have been fatal

    See further information:
    http://www.aphca.org/Avian%20Infuenz...ate_130321.pdf

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