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Ukraine - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 in backyard birds in Kherson (OIE, November 30, 2016)

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  • Ukraine - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 in backyard birds in Kherson (OIE, November 30, 2016)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Information received on 30/11/2016 from Dr Olga Shevchenko, Head of Directorate fot International Cooperation, Directorate fot International Cooperation, State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Kiev, Ukraine
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 14/11/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 30/11/2016
    Report date 30/11/2016
    Date submitted to OIE 30/11/2016
    Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 24/07/2006
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Novooleksandrivka, Kalanchatskiy, KHERSON
    Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2016
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Village
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 2500 410 410 0
    Affected population The first clinical signs of the disease appeared about two weeks ago in a backyard holding in the village Novooleksandrivka. After two weeks the veterinary service was informed on the increase of the mortality of birds in the village. Samples were taken from the dead birds and a positive result was found for highly pathogenic avian influenza. As a preliminary data there are 2500 birds in the outbreak zone. A stamping-out is ongoing.
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 2500 410 410 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 16.40% 16.40% 100.00% **
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    **Not calculated because of missing information
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Disinfection / Disinfestation
    • Dipping / Spraying
    • Quarantine
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Stamping out
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • 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
    State Scientific and Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 30/11/2016 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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    Avian influenza in Ukraine was registered in the village Novoaleksandrovka Kalanchak Raion of Kherson region.

    december 1, 2016

    The death of poultry was registered for the first time in eight years.

    As reported on the website of the State Service of Ukraine on issues of food safety and consumer protection in the village Novoaleksandrovka Kalanchak Raion, Kherson region for the first time in Ukraine the death of poultry against avian flu has been registered in the last eight years, according to Kiev Vedomosti .

    The diagnosis of "bird flu" has been set State scientific research Institute for the laboratory diagnosis and veterinary-sanitary inspection in Kiev November 30 in The study selected five farms citizens biomaterial samples.

    on the same day in order to coordinate actions to localize and eliminate the outbreak held a meeting of the State emergency anti-epizootic commission at Kalanchakskoy district administration.

    DSA approved a plan for the elimination of the disease and identify the epizootic outbreak, protection and surveillance zones.

    Птичий грипп в Украине был зарегистрирован в селе Новоалександровка Каланчакского района Херсонской области. Гибель домашней птицы была зарегистрирована впервые за последние восемь лет. Как
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      Government confirmation of outbreak in Kherson region:

      In the Kherson region recorded case of bird flu

      30.11.2016 18:03 According to the intelligence of the Main Directorate Derzhprodspozhyvsluzhby in the Kherson region in private households of citizens in the village. Novoaleksandrovka Kalanchak district of Kherson region were recorded death of birds of different species. In the study selected five private farms citizens biomaterial samples at the State Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnostics and Veterinary Expertise (m. Kyiv) 30/11/2016 diagnosed with bird flu (the report is number 007801 p.m ./16 of 11.30.2016). In order to coordinate actions on localization and liquidation of bird flu outbreak 30/11/2016 a meeting of the State Emergency Commission at Antiepizootic Kalanchak district administration, the decision which approved the plan to eliminate the disease, epizootic defined boundaries cell protection zones and surveillance. According to preliminary information with. Novoaleksandrovka in households of citizens held about 4.5 thousand. Poultry of various kinds.Epidemiological take measures on localization and prevent the spread of avian influenza. Reference: bird flu - an acute contagious viral infection of birds, characterized by general depression, swelling, lesions of the respiratory and gastrointestinal tract. Susceptible to flu home, synanthropic and wild migratory birds. The major carriers and the source of infection is migratory waterfowl. In the event of disease set ptahoproduktsiyi restrictions on exports of the country, together with measures to eliminate the disease (quarantine, zoning, stamping-out, disinfection) has significant economic losses as a state, and producers. Recent cases of avian flu were registered in Ukraine in 2008 in the Crimea (4 cases).