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    West Nile Fever, Italy (WAHID Interface - OIE World Animal Health Information Database, 10/27/10, edited)


    [Source: OIE, full text: <cite cite="http://www.oie.int/wahis/public.php?page=single_report&pop=1&reportid=9872" >WAHID Interface - OIE World Animal Health Information Database</cite>. Edited.]

    West Nile Fever, Italy

    Information received on 27/10/2010 from Prof. Dr. Romano Marabelli, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department for Veterinary Public Health, Nutrition and Food Safety, Ministry of Health, Rome, Italy
    • Summary
      • Report type Follow-up report No. 5
      • Start date 23/08/2010
      • Date of first confirmation of the event 31/08/2010
      • Report date 27/10/2010
      • Date submitted to OIE 27/10/2010
      • Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
      • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      • Causal agent West Nile virus
      • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
      • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
      • Related reports
        • Immediate notification (07/09/2010)
        • Follow-up report No. 1 (14/09/2010)
        • Follow-up report No. 2 (20/09/2010)
        • Follow-up report No. 3 (04/10/2010)
        • Follow-up report No. 4 (15/10/2010)
        • Follow-up report No. 5 (27/10/2010)

    • New outbreaks
      • Outbreak 1 (48 (WNF)) - LARINO, CAMPOBASSO, SICILIA
        • Date of start of the outbreak 09/10/2010
        • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        • Epidemiological unit Farm
        • Affected animals: Species - Susceptible - Cases - Deaths - Destroyed - Slaughtered
          • Equidae - 2 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0

    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Equidae - 50.00% - 0.00% - 0.00% - 0.00%
        • * Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter

    • Epidemiology
      • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
        • Unknown or inconclusive

    • Control measures
      • Measures applied
        • Control of wildlife reservoirs
        • Screening
        • No vaccination
        • No treatment of affected animals
      • Measures to be applied
        • No other measures

    • Diagnostic test results
      • Laboratory name and type Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute (IZS), Teramo (National laboratory)
        • Tests and results: Species - Test - Test date - Result
          • Equidae - IgG-capture ELISA - 26/10/2010 - Positive
          • Equidae - IgM-capture ELISA - 26/10/2010 - Positive

    • Future Reporting
      • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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