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  • Ukraine - 3 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 in backyard birds and wild birds in Kherson (OIE, December 17, 2016)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Ukraine
    Information received on 18/12/2016 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
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 2
    Date of start of the event 14/11/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 30/11/2016
    Report date 17/12/2016
    Date submitted to OIE 18/12/2016
    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
    Related reports Immediate notification (30/11/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (14/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (17/12/2016)
    New outbreaks (3)
    Outbreak 1 Novodmytrivka, Genicheskiy, KHERSON
    Date of start of the outbreak 16/12/2016
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Backyard
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 98 6 6 92 0
    Outbreak 2 Tsukury, Kakhovskiy, KHERSON
    Date of start of the outbreak 16/12/2016
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Backyard
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 30 2 2 28 0
    Outbreak 3 Novokamyanka, Kakhovskiy, KHERSON
    Date of start of the outbreak 16/12/2016
    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) 10 10 0 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 128 8 8 120 0
    Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 10 10 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 6.25% 6.25% 100.00% 100.00%
    Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(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
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Disinfection / Disinfestation
    • Traceability
    • Quarantine
    • 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) 16/12/2016 Positive
    State Scientific and Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 16/12/2016 Positive
    State Scientific and Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Mute Swan polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 16/12/2016 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=21967
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    New outbreaks of avian influenza recorded in the Kherson region

    dec 20 , 2016

    The State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection (Gosprodpotrebsluzhba) of Ukraine registered the deaths of birds in Genichesk districts and Kakhovka Kherson region, the press service of the department.


    "In the study of samples taken from two private farms citizens and two samples of biological material from the wild migratory birds in the State research institute on laboratory diagnostics and veterinary-sanitary examination (Kyiv) on December 16 diagnosed with bird flu," - said in a statement Gosprodpotrebsluzhby.

    As noted in the department, in order to coordinate actions on localization and liquidation of the avian flu outbreak on December 17 was a meeting of the State Emergency anti-epizootic commission at Genichesk and Kakhovka district state administration, whose decision approved plans for the elimination of the disease, defined the boundaries of the epizootic outbreak, protection and surveillance zones.

    Now the outbreaks of disease measures are taken to contain and prevent the spread of avian influenza virus.

    Государственная служба по вопросам безопасности пищевых продуктов и защиты потребителей (Госпродпотребслужба) Украины зафиксировала гибель птицы в Геническом и Каховском районах Херсонской области, сообщает пресс-служба ведомства.
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