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Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Norway (4/7/2009) [WAHID Interface - OIE]

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    Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Norway (4/7/2009) [WAHID Interface - OIE]
    Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Norway

    Information received on 06/04/2009 from Dr Keren Bar-Yaacov, Assistant Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, Legislation, Norwegian Food Safety Authority, BRUMUNDDAL, Norway

    -- Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 2 (Final report)
    Start date 17/11/2008
    Date of first confirmation of the event 05/12/2008
    Report date 06/04/2009
    Date submitted to OIE 06/04/2009
    Date event resolved 29/12/2008
    Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
    Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
    Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus (H7) Serotype Other
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to the whole country
    Related reports
    * Immediate notification (05/12/2008)
    * Follow-up report No. 1 (05/01/2009)
    * Follow-up report No. 2 (06/04/2009)

    -- Outbreaks
    There are no new outbreaks in this report

    -- Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    * Unknown or inconclusive

    -- Epidemiological comments
    The restriction zone was lifted three weeks after final disinfection.
    The H7 serotype was confirmed; the neuraminidase could not be determined.

    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 (2008).

    -- Control measures
    Measures applied
    * Stamping out
    * Quarantine
    * Movement control inside the country
    * Screening
    * Zoning
    * Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
    * Vaccination prohibited
    * No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    * No other measures

    -- Future Reporting
    The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
    <cite cite="" >WAHID Interface - OIE World Animal Health Information Database</cite>