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Sweden - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic influenza H5N6 in White tailed eagle found dead in natural park in Sodermanland County (OIE, June 05, 2018)

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  • Sweden - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic influenza H5N6 in White tailed eagle found dead in natural park in Sodermanland County (OIE, June 05, 2018)

    Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
    Sweden
    Information received on 05/06/2018 from Dr Ingrid Eilertz, Chief Veterinary Officer Director and Head, Swedish Board of Agriculture Department for Animal Welfare and Health, Ministry for Rural Affairs, Jönköping, Sweden
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 6
    Date of start of the event 11/03/2018
    Date of confirmation of the event 15/03/2018
    Report date 05/06/2018
    Date submitted to OIE 05/06/2018
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 24/02/2018
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    Serotype H5N6
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (16/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (26/03/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (06/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (26/04/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (09/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (25/05/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (05/06/2018)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Tista slott, Tista slott, Nyköping, Södermanlands Län
    Date of start of the outbreak 06/04/2018
    Outbreak status Resolved (06/04/2018)
    Epidemiological unit Natural park
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae) 1 1 0 0
    Affected population One White-tailed eagle was found dead and was sent to the National Veterinary Institute for laboratory analysis as a part of the national surveillance program for avian influenza.
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae) 1 1 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae) ** ** 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
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments In accordance with the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code, Article 10.4.1 point 8, these outbreaks do not change the disease free status of Sweden as they involve wild birds, and therefore do not fall within the OIE definition of poultry.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • 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
    National Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 30/05/2018 Positive
    National Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) Birds virus sequencing 01/06/2018 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=26780
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