Low pathogenic #avian #influenza (#poultry) #H5N2, #Netherlands (#OIE World Animal Health Information System, April 7 2015, edited)

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Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry) H5N2, Netherlands [      ]

Information received on 07/04/2015 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Hague, Netherlands

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 01/04/2015
    • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 03/04/2015
    • Report date 07/04/2015
    • Date submitted to OIE 07/04/2015
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 03/2015
    • Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
    • Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N2
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - NOORD-BRABANT ( Milheeze )
          • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
            • Birds  - 12000  - … – **  - 12000  - 0
          • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
            • Birds – ** – ** – ** – **
            • * 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
    • A 1 km restriction zone has been established on 3 April 2015.
    • There is another premise in the 1 km zone.
    • This premise has been screened.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Stamping out
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • Zoning
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type - Central Veterinary Institute, Lelystad ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results: Species – Test - Test date – Result
        • Birds - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 03/04/2015 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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