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  • Low pathogenic avian influenza H5N3 (poultry), Czech Republic (WAHID Interface - OIE World Animal Health Information Database, 11/6/09, edited)

    Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Czech Republic (WAHID Interface - OIE World Animal Health Information Database, 11/6/09, edited)
    Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Czech Republic

    Information received on 06/11/2009 from Dr Milan Malena, Chief Veterinary Officer, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture , PRAGUE, Czech Republic
    • Summary
      • Report type Immediate notification
      • Start date 05/11/2009
      • Date of first confirmation of the event 05/11/2009
      • Report date 06/11/2009
      • Date submitted to OIE 06/11/2009
      • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
      • Date of previous occurrence 03/2009
      • Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
      • Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
      • Serotype H5N3
      • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
      • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • New outbreaks
      • Outbreak 1 - Trebin, Ceske Budejovice, JIHOCESKÝ
        • Date of start of the outbreak 05/11/2009
        • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        • Epidemiological unit Farm
        • Affected animals: Species - Susceptible - Cases - Deaths - Destroyed - Slaughtered
          • Birds 280 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 0
          • Affected Population Holding with mallard ducks for restocking of game. All susceptible animals will be destroyed on 7 November 2009.
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds 0.36% - 0.00% - 0.00% - 0.00%
        • * 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
      • 40 cloacal swabs were sampled in the frame of regular monitoring with one positive result. All animals were without clinical signs. All susceptible animals will be destroyed on 7 November 2009.
      • 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 (2009).
    • Control measures
      • Measures applied
        • Quarantine
        • Movement control inside the country
        • Screening
        • Zoning
        • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
        • No vaccination
        • No treatment of affected animals
      • Measures to be applied
        • Stamping out
    • Diagnostic test results
      • Laboratory name and type State Veterinary Institute (SVI), Prague (National laboratory)
        • Tests and results: Species - Test - Test date - Result
          • Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 05/11/2009 - Positive
    • Future Reporting
      • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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    <cite cite="http://www.oie.int/wahis/public.php?page=single_report&pop=1&reportid=8620" >WAHID Interface - OIE World Animal Health Information Database</cite>
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