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Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Ireland (OIE, April 4 2012): 1 New H5N2 Outbreak

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  • Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Ireland (OIE, April 4 2012): 1 New H5N2 Outbreak

    [Source: OIE, full document: (LINK). Edited.]


    Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Ireland


    Information received on 03/04/2012 from Dr Martin Blake, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Agriculture House, Dublin, Ireland
    • Summary
      • Report type Immediate notification
      • Start date 17/03/2012
      • Date of first confirmation of the event 29/03/2012
      • Report date 03/04/2012
      • Date submitted to OIE 03/04/2012
      • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
      • Date of previous occurrence 1998
      • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      • Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
      • Serotype H5N2
      • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
      • This event pertains to the whole country
    • New outbreaks
      • Summary of outbreaks
        • Total outbreaks: 1 - Location(s) CORK (Clonakilty)
          • Total animals affected: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
            • Birds 153 8 3 150 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 5.23% - 1.96% - 37.50% - 100.00%
          • * Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    • Epidemiology
      • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
        • Contact with wild species
    • Epidemiological comments
      • Wild birds present in locality.
      • Pheasants reared in open pens.
      • Laboratory evidence indicates infection subsequent to import.
      • Birds were negative for N1 by real-time PCR on 29 March 2012, positive for H5 on 29 March 2012 and positive for N2 on 3 April 2012.
      • Note by the OIE Animal Health Information Department:
        • H5 and H7 avian influenza in its low pathogenic form in poultry is a notifiable disease as per Chapter 10.4. on avian influenza of the Terrestrial Animal Health Code (2011).
    • Control measures
      • Measures applied
        • Stamping out
        • Movement control inside the country
        • Zoning
        • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
        • Vaccination prohibited
        • No treatment of affected animals
      • Measures to be applied
        • No other measures
    • Diagnostic test results
      • Laboratory name and type Central Veterinary Research Laboratory (National laboratory)
        • Tests and results: Species Test - Test date Result
          • Birds - nucleotide sequencing - 02/04/2012 Positive
          • Birds - real-time PCR - 29/03/2012 Positive
    • Future Reporting
      • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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