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  • Italy - Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N7 in birds in the region of Emilia Romagna

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Italy
    Information received on 02/05/2016 from Prof. Dr. Romano Marabelli, Chief Veterinary Officer, Secretary General, Ministry of Health, Rome, Italy
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 29/04/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 02/05/2016
    Report date 02/05/2016
    Date submitted to OIE 02/05/2016
    Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 17/01/2015
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H7N7
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 (HPAI_ER_2016_1) FERRARA, Portomaggiore, EMILIA-ROMAGNA
    Date of start of the outbreak 29/04/2016
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 17000 2000 600 16400 0
    Affected population Layer hens (free-range/organic)
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 17000 2000 600 16400 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 11.76% 3.53% 30.00% 100.00%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments The positivity regards a commercial farm of layer hens (free-range/organic). Increased mortality rate was reported during the last two to three days. A protection zone of three kms and a surveillance zone of ten kms have been established around the farm, which is under restriction. Depopulation has been completed.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Disinfection / Disinfestation
    • Traceability
    • Stamping out
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • 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
    Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute (IZS), Venezie - Padova (National laboratory) Birds gene sequencing 02/05/2016 Positive
    Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute (IZS), Venezie - Padova (National laboratory) Birds haemagglutination inhibition test (HIT) 30/04/2016 Positive
    Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute (IZS), Venezie - Padova (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 30/04/2016 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    .../
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=20122
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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    Avian flu, slaughtered 50 thousand turkeys

    PORTOMAGGIORE. Bird flu returns to beat in portuense territory. After the accident that occurred in early May on the farm Farm Sun in Maiero campaigns, where they were knocked down 17 thousand laying hens organically, this time the bird flu was found inside livestock called "Campotto 1" located on the road between Rangona Portomaggiore and Vicentina companies to tender which is part of the Amadori chain, the poultry group that has its headquarters in San Vittore di Cesena but in our province has several farms in Portuense, nell'Argentano and in the Codigoro area. They will have to be felled well 50 thousand turkeys. It is a herd which was already part of the area of ​​surveillance, after the discovery and case Maiero, includes a series of rules and monitors.

    http://lanuovaferrara.gelocal.it/fer...ini-1.13490414

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    • #3
      Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
      Italy
      Information received on 16/05/2016 from Prof. Dr. Romano Marabelli, Chief Veterinary Officer, Secretary General, Ministry of Health, Rome, Italy
      Summary
      Report type Follow-up report No. 1
      Date of start of the event 29/04/2016
      Date of confirmation of the event 02/05/2016
      Report date 16/05/2016
      Date submitted to OIE 16/05/2016
      Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
      Date of previous occurrence 17/01/2015
      Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
      Serotype H7N7
      Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
      This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
      Related reports Immediate notification (02/05/2016)
      Follow-up report No. 1 (16/05/2016)
      New outbreaks (1)
      Outbreak 1 ( HPAI_ER_2016_2) FERRARA, Portomaggiore, EMILIA-ROMAGNA
      Date of start of the outbreak 13/05/2016
      Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      Epidemiological unit Farm
      Affected animals
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
      Birds 49472 2170 170
      Affected population The positivity regards a meat turkey farm
      Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
      Total animals affected
      Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
      Birds 49472 2170 170
      Outbreak statistics
      Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
      Birds 4.39% 0.34% 7.83% **
      *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 The positivity regards a meat turkey farm located in the protection zone defined around the primary outbreak.
      Control measures
      Measures applied
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Traceability
      • Stamping out
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • 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
      Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute (IZS), Venezie - Padova (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 16/05/2016 Positive
      Future Reporting
      The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
      .../

      http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=20195
      "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
      -Nelson Mandela

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