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  • Denmark - 1 new outbreak of low pathogenic influenza H5 in poultry in farm, Rebild, West (OIE, March 1, 2019)

    Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
    Denmark
    Information received on 01/03/2019 from Dr Per Starcke Henriksen, Chief Veterinary Officer, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Glostrup, Denmark
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 26/02/2019
    Date of confirmation of the event 28/02/2019
    Report date 01/03/2019
    Date submitted to OIE 01/03/2019
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 27/06/2018
    Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
    Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to the whole country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Terndrup, Rebild, West
    Date of start of the outbreak 26/02/2019
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 7000 7000 0
    Affected population On 28 February 2019, low pathogenic avian influenza H5 has been confirmed in a commercial poultry holding with organic laying hens. The layers were tested in accordance with the Danish surveillance programme for avian influenza in poultry. The holding consists of approximately 7.000 laying hens. The hens at the infected holding will be killed and the carcasses will be disposed by rendering.
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 7000 ** 7000 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds ** ** ** **
    *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
    Epidemiological comments The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration has established a restricted zone of 1 km around the holding and are implementing the necessary measures in accordance with Council Directive 2005/94/EC.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Quarantine
    • Zoning
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Traceability
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    National Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 28/02/2019 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=29723
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