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  • Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H7N1, Spain (OIE, May 20 2013): 1st Occurrence, Catalunia

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


    Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H7N1, Spain


    Information received on 20/05/2013 from Dr Lucio Ignacio Carbajo Goni , Subdirector General de Sanidad e Higiene Animal y Trazabilidad, Dirección General de Sanidad de la Producción Agraria, Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente, Madrid, Spain
    • Summary
      • Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
      • Date of start of the event 09/05/2013
      • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 14/05/2013
      • Report date 20/05/2013
      • Date submitted to OIE 20/05/2013
      • Date event resolved 17/05/2013
      • Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
      • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      • Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
      • Serotype H7N1
      • Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Laboratory (advanced)
      • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • New outbreaks (1)
      • Outbreak 1 (1/2013) - Gimenells i el Pla de la Font, CATALUNA
        • Date of start of the outbreak 09/05/2013
        • Outbreak status Resolved (17/05/2013)
        • Epidemiological unit Farm
        • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds - 12358 – 133 – 133 – 12225 – 0
          • Affected population Breeding hens
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 12358 – 133 – 133 – 12225 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 1.08% - 1.08% - 100.00% - 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
    • Control measures
      • Measures applied
        • Stamping out
        • Movement control inside the country
        • 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 – Species – Test - Test date – Result
        • Central Veterinary Laboratory, Algete (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time - PCR 17/05/2013 – Positive
        • Poultry Health Centre of Catalonia (CESAC) (Regional Reference Laboratory) – Birds - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 14/05/2013 – Positive
    • Future Reporting
      • The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
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    Re: Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H7N1, Spain (OIE, May 20 2013): 1st Occurrence, Catalunia

    http://www.euroweeklynews.com/news/i...t-restrictions
    Spain faces poultry export restrictions

    Tuesday, 28 May 2013 19:30
    The Spanish veterinary authorities have reported one outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza (H7N1) at a farm in Catalonia.

    Belarus and Hong Kong have introduced restrictions on the import of poultry meat from Spain following the outbreak.

    A poultry farm was shut down in the northeast region of Catalonia and restrictions have been imposed on export of poultry meat. Out of 12,358 susceptible birds, 133 cases and deaths were reported. The remaining 12,225 birds were destroyed...
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      Re: Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H7N1, Spain (OIE, May 20 2013): 1st Occurrence, Catalunia

      Cross-reference

      Here is an article from the Dutch press which mentions that Spain and Netherlands have occasional export exchanges of poultry breeding materials.

      http://www.nieuweoogst.nu/scripts/ed...H7N1-in-Spanje

      Extracts from Google translation

      ...The company is located in Gimenells, in the far west of Catalonia. The first report was on May 9...

      ...Only occasionally breeding material supplied from the Netherlands to Spain and enter our country small quantities of eggs in from Spain...

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      • #4
        Re: Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H7N1, Spain (OIE, May 20 2013): 1st Occurrence, Catalunia

        Kuwait -

        machine translation

        Agriculture': banning the import of birds from Spain
        Thursday, June 6, 2013 News
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        Mohammed salary


        Issued AD. Jassim Al-Bader, Chairman and Director General of the Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources decision to ban the import of all live birds, hatching eggs and chicks «Omar one day» for broiler chickens and the whiteness of Spain. The Commission's decision in this regard based on a report from the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) reports the emergence of bird flu in Spain.

        http://www.alanba.com.kw/ar/kuwait-n...220/06-06-2013
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