Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Italy - 7 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in backyard birds, farms in Emilia-Romagna, Lombardia, Veneto (OIE, October 12, 2017)

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Italy - 7 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in backyard birds, farms in Emilia-Romagna, Lombardia, Veneto (OIE, October 12, 2017)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Italy
    Information received on 12/10/2017 from Dr Silvio Borrello, Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Safety and Collegial Bodies for Health Protection, Ministère de la Santé, Department for Veterinary Public Health, Rome, Italy
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 28
    Date of start of the event 20/01/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 21/01/2017
    Report date 12/10/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 12/10/2017
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 17/01/2015
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (23/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (24/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (26/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (03/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (08/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (16/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (17/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (24/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (01/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (03/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (17/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (30/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (03/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (11/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (13/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (31/05/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (21/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (28/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (31/07/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (03/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (07/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (10/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (19/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (25/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (31/08/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (07/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (15/09/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (02/10/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (12/10/2017)
    New outbreaks (7)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_FE_2017_42) Codigoro, FERRARA, EMILIA-ROMAGNA
    Date of start of the outbreak 05/10/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 742981 200000 1050
    Affected population The positivity regards a layer farming.
    Outbreak 2 (HPAI_VI_2017_43 ) Pojana Maggiore, VICENZA, VENETO
    Date of start of the outbreak 06/10/2017
    Outbreak status Resolved (09/10/2017)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 12400 400 400 12000 0
    Affected population The positivity regards a layer hen farm. Culling of 12,000 layers has been completed on 9 October 2017 and all 12,400 layer hens have been safely disposed of.
    Outbreak 3 (HPAI_VI_2017_45 ) Pojana maggiore, VICENZA, VENETO
    Date of start of the outbreak 09/10/2017
    Outbreak status Resolved (10/10/2017)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 70 20 20 50 0
    Affected population The positivity regards a farm of ducks, broilers and turkeys (30 broilers, 20 ducks and 20 turkeys). Culling of 50 animals has been completed on 10 October 2017 (20 ducks, 30 broilers) and all 70 animals have been safely disposed of.
    Outbreak 4 (HPAI_BG_2017_44 ) Grone, BERGAMO, LOMBARDIA
    Date of start of the outbreak 09/10/2017
    Outbreak status Resolved (11/10/2017)
    Epidemiological unit Backyard
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 8 8 8 0 0
    Affected population The positivity regards a backyard farm. On 11 October 2017 all 8 animals have been safely disposed of.
    Outbreak 5 (HPAI_BS_2017_48 ) San Gervasio Bresciano, BRESCIA, LOMBARDIA
    Date of start of the outbreak 09/10/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 11326 3300 187
    Affected population The positivity regards a farm of fattening turkeys.
    Outbreak 6 (HPAI_PD_2017_47) Vò, PADOVA, VENETO
    Date of start of the outbreak 11/10/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 9001 53 53
    Affected population The positivity regards a farm of fattening turkeys.
    Outbreak 7 (HPAI_BG_2017_46) Cisano Bergamasco, BERGAMO, LOMBARDIA
    Date of start of the outbreak 11/10/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 400 1 1
    Affected population The positivity regards a layer hen farm.
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 7
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 776186 203782 1719 12050 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 26.25% 0.22% 0.84% **
    *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 National Reference Laboratory has sequenced HPAI subtype H5N8. A protection zone of 3 km and a surveillance zone of 10 km have been established.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Screening
    • Traceability
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Zoning
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Disinfection
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute (IZSVe), Padova (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 06/10/2017 Positive
    Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute (IZSVe), Padova (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 11/10/2017 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=25015
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela
Working...
X