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Poland - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N5 in swans, Dolnoslaskie (OIE, February 3, 2017)

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  • Poland - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N5 in swans, Dolnoslaskie (OIE, February 3, 2017)

    Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
    Poland
    Information received on 03/02/2017 from Dr Krzysztof Jazdzewski, Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, General Veterinary Inspectorate, VARSOVIE, Poland
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 27/01/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 31/01/2017
    Report date 03/02/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 03/02/2017
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    Serotype H5N5
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Msciwojow, Msciwojow, Jaworski, DOLNOSLASKIE
    Date of start of the outbreak 27/01/2017
    Outbreak status Resolved (03/02/2017)
    Epidemiological unit Not applicable
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 20 20 0 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 20 20 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) ** ** 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
    • Control of wildlife reservoirs
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 31/01/2017 Positive
    National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 31/01/2017 Positive
    National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 31/01/2017 Positive
    National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 31/01/2017 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=22678
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