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Switzerland - 3 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in a wild birds in Zurich, Geneve (OIE, January 11, 2017)

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  • Switzerland - 3 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in a wild birds in Zurich, Geneve (OIE, January 11, 2017)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Switzerland
    Information received on 11/01/2017 from Mr Hans Wyss, Chief Veterinary Officer, Schwarzenburgstrasse 161, Swiss Federal Veterinary Office, LIEBEFELD BERNE, Switzerland
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 8
    Date of start of the event 05/11/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 09/11/2016
    Report date 11/01/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 11/01/2017
    Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 02/2008
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    Related reports Immediate notification (10/11/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (16/11/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (22/11/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (29/11/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (07/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (14/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (21/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (27/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (11/01/2017)
    New outbreaks (3)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_2016_1.) Zürichsee, Zürich, Zürich, ZURICH
    Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Not applicable
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
    Outbreak 2 (HPAI_2016_1) Zürichsee, Zürich, Zürich, ZURICH
    Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2017
    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 0 0
    Outbreak 3 (HPAI_2016_1) Lac Léman, Genève, Genève, GENEVE
    Date of start of the outbreak 05/01/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Not applicable
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Common Coot:Fulica atra(Rallidae) 1 1 0 0
    Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
    Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) 1 1 0 0
    Common Coot:Fulica atra(Rallidae) 1 1 0 0
    Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(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% **
    Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) ** ** 100.00% **
    Common Coot:Fulica atra(Rallidae) ** ** 100.00% **
    Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(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
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • 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
    National Reference Centre for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) Common Coot reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 06/01/2017 Positive
    National Reference Centre for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) Laridae (unidentified) reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 06/01/2017 Positive
    National Reference Centre for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) Mute Swan reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 06/01/2017 Positive
    National Reference Centre for Diseases of Poultry and Rabbits (NRGK) (National laboratory) Tufted Duck reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 06/01/2017 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=22256
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