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Poland - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic influenza H5N8 in backyard birds, Małopolskie (OIE, March 24, 2017)

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  • Poland - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic influenza H5N8 in backyard birds, Małopolskie (OIE, March 24, 2017)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Poland
    Information received on 24/03/2017 from Dr Pawel Niemczuk, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, POL Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, VARSOVIE, Poland
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 37
    Date of start of the event 28/10/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 05/11/2016
    Report date 24/03/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 24/03/2017
    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 (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (07/11/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (15/11/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (18/11/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (05/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (14/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (16/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (19/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (22/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (23/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (27/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (28/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (09/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (12/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (18/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (18/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (20/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (25/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (26/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (31/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (01/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (03/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (07/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (08/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (09/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (14/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (15/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (16/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (21/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (23/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (24/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 30 (01/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 31 (03/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 32 (06/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 33 (07/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 34 (08/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 35 (10/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 36 (15/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 37 (24/03/2017)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Jurczyce, Skawina, Krakowski (1206), MALOPOLSKE
    Date of start of the outbreak 15/03/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Backyard
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 23 13 13 10 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 23 13 13 10 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 56.52% 56.52% 100.00% 100.00%
    *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
    • Screening
    • Disinfection / Disinfestation
    • Traceability
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Stamping out
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Zoning
    • 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) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 16/03/2017 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=23370
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