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Poland - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N5 in swan, Dolnoslaskie (OIE, February 8, 2017)

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  • Poland - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N5 in swan, Dolnoslaskie (OIE, February 8, 2017)

    Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
    Poland
    Information received on 08/02/2017 from Dr Krzysztof Jazdzewski, Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, General Veterinary Inspectorate, VARSOVIE, Poland
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 1
    Date of start of the event 27/01/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 31/01/2017
    Report date 08/02/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 08/02/2017
    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
    Related reports Immediate notification (03/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (08/02/2017)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Bykow, Dlugoleka, Wroclawski, DOLNOSLASKIE
    Date of start of the outbreak 31/01/2017
    Outbreak status Resolved (08/02/2017)
    Epidemiological unit Not applicable
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 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) 02/02/2017 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=22760
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