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Romania - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in a swan, Iasi (OIE, January 10, 2017)

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  • Romania - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in a swan, Iasi (OIE, January 10, 2017)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Romania
    Information received on 10/01/2017 from Dr. Marius Grigore, Director, Head of Unit Animal Health Department General Sanitary Veterinary Directorate, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 6
    Date of start of the event 22/11/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 24/11/2016
    Report date 10/01/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 10/01/2017
    Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (29/11/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (05/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (13/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (20/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (21/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (09/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (10/01/2017)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Zaboloteni, Zaboloteni, Trifesti, IASI
    Date of start of the outbreak 30/12/2016
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Natural park
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 0 1 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 0 1 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) ** ** 0.00% **
    *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
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Screening
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Control of wildlife reservoirs
    • 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
    Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time PCR 07/01/2017 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=22271
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