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Lithuania - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in swan in Klaipeda city (OIE, March 19, 2017)

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  • Lithuania - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in swan in Klaipeda city (OIE, March 19, 2017)

    Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
    Lithuania
    Information received on 19/03/2017 from Dr Vidmantas Paulauskas, Deputy Director, State Food and Veterinary Service, DGA openRR, VILNIUS, Lithuania
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 3
    Date of start of the event 27/02/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 27/02/2017
    Report date 19/03/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 19/03/2017
    Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to the whole country
    Related reports Immediate notification (27/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (03/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (16/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (19/03/2017)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Klaipeda city, KLAIPEDA
    Date of start of the outbreak 18/03/2017
    Outbreak status Resolved (18/03/2017)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    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
    • Contact with infected animal(s) at grazing/watering
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Control of wildlife reservoirs
    • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    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=23294
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