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  • Romania - 2 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in wild birds, Bucharest (OIE, April 18, 2017)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Romania
    Information received on 18/04/2017 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. 30
    Date of start of the event 22/11/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 24/11/2016
    Report date 18/04/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 18/04/2017
    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 (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)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (12/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (19/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (27/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (31/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (01/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (06/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 13 (07/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 14 (13/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 15 (16/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 16 (17/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 17 (22/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 18 (23/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 19 (27/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 20 (28/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 21 (03/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 22 (06/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 23 (07/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 24 (09/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 25 (10/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 26 (16/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 27 (21/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 28 (03/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 29 (12/04/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 30 (18/04/2017)
    New outbreaks (2)
    Outbreak 1 Bucuresti, sector 4, BUCURESTI
    Date of start of the outbreak 12/04/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Not applicable
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) 1 1
    Outbreak 2 Bucuresti, sect. 1, BUCURESTI
    Date of start of the outbreak 12/04/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Not applicable
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) 1 1
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) 2 2
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) ** ** 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 wild species
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Control of wildlife reservoirs
    • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
    • 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) Laridae (unidentified) reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 12/04/2017 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=23582
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