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H5N8 Mute Swan Constanta Romania

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza,

Information received on 29/11/2016 from Dr. Marius Grigore, Director, Head of Unit Animal Health Department General Sanitary Veterinary Directorate, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania


Report typeImmediate notification

Date of start of the event23/11/2016

Date of confirmation of the event24/11/2016

Report date29/11/2016

Date submitted to OIE29/11/2016

Reason for notificationNew strain of a listed disease in the country

Causal agentHighly pathogenic avian influenza virus


Nature of diagnosisLaboratory (advanced)

This event pertains toa defined zone within the country

New outbreaks (1)

Outbreak 1Constanta harbour, Constanta, CONSTANTA

Date of start of the outbreak23/11/2016

Outbreak statusContinuing (or date resolved not provided)

Epidemiological unitNot applicable

Affected animals


Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)1100

Summary of outbreaksTotal outbreaks: 1

Total animals affected


Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)1100

Outbreak statistics

SpeciesApparent morbidity rateApparent mortality rateApparent case fatality rateProportion susceptible animals lost*

Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)****100.00%

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Confirmed Europe/Romania/Constanta


Constanta / Lat.: 44.15, Long.: 28.63

23/11/2016 29/11/2016

Influenza - Avian H5N8 HPAI 1 1 wild, swan

Geocoords. Quality: Unknown

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