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Denmark OIE Cites 5 More H5N8 Outbreaks

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Denmark
 
Information received on 17/11/2016 from Dr Per Starcke Henriksen, Chief Veterinary Officer, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Glostrup, Denmark
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 08/11/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 10/11/2016
Report date 17/11/2016
Date submitted to OIE 17/11/2016
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 2006
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (11/11/2016) 
Follow-up report No. 1 (17/11/2016) 
New outbreaks (5)

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Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 08/11/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 10/11/2016
Report date 17/11/2016
Date submitted to OIE 17/11/2016
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 2006
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (11/11/2016) 
Follow-up report No. 1 (17/11/2016) 
New outbreaks (5)
Outbreak 1 (HPAIwb H5N8 2016/5) Kalvehave, Vordingborg, EAST
Date of start of the outbreak 10/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae)   2 2 0 0
Affected population On November 10th, two gulls were found dead in Kalvehave harbor.
Outbreak 2 (HPAIwb H5N8 2016/6) Bøjden, Faaborg-Midtfyn, EAST
Date of start of the outbreak 10/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae)   2 2 0 0
Affected population On November 10th, two dead tufted duck were found in a wetland area near the town Bøjden on the Island Funen.
Outbreak 3 (HPAIwb H5N8 2016/3) Darup, Roskilde, EAST
Date of start of the outbreak 10/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae)   8 8 0 0
Affected population On November 10th, eight dead tufted ducks were found in a gravel pit near the village Darup.
Outbreak 4 (HPAIwb H5N8 2016/4) Lindholm, Vordingborg, EAST
Date of start of the outbreak 10/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Great black-backed Gull:Larus marinus(Laridae)   1 1 0 0
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)   1 1 0 0
Affected population On November 10th, a mute swan and a great black-backed gull were found dead on the Island Lindholm southeast of Zealand.
Outbreak 5 (HPAIwb H5N8 2016/7) Høruphav, Sønderborg, WEST
Date of start of the outbreak 11/11/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Great black-backed Gull:Larus marinus(Laridae)   2 2 0 0
Affected population On November 11th, two great black-backed gull were found dead in Høruphav harbor on the Island Als.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 5
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae)   2 2 0 0
Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae)   10 10 0 0
Great black-backed Gull:Larus marinus(Laridae)   3 3 0 0
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)   1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Laridae (unidentified):Laridae (incognita)(Laridae) ** ** 100.00% **
Tufted Duck:Aythya fuligula(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Great black-backed Gull:Larus marinus(Laridae) ** ** 100.00% **
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*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
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments All shows and other gatherings of birds and poultry are prohibited. Danish Veterinary and Food Administration has ordered that it is mandatory to keep poultry indoor.
 
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • 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
National Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) Tufted Duck reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 11/11/2016 Positive
National Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) Tufted Duck reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 15/11/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations
 

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