highly pathogenic avian influenza


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highly pathogenic avian influenza

Abbreviation: HPAI
Any genetic variant of avian influenza A that causes serious illness, or carries a high probability of death, in infected birds.
See also: influenza
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[4] Update on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Animals (Type H5 and H7), World Organisation for Animal Health, 2014.
Owoade et al., "Molecular and antigenic evolution and geographical spread of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in western Africa," Journal of General Virology, vol.
* the economic impact and trade restrictions that could result from a highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak, and
The European Commission said it had now been notified by the French authorities of a confirmed case of the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5 in a wild duck tested in Ain, near Lyon.
ASince mid-December 2003, a growing number of south east Asian countries have reported outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in chickens and ducks.
The agreement allows Russia to impose a six-month ban on states that have been found to have highly pathogenic avian influenza. For low pathogenic avian influenza (H5 and H7 serotypes), Russia would be allowed to impose a minimum three-month ban (six months maximum) on the affected state.
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced (October 25) that in view of a notification from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs about an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 sub-type avian influenza in Dianjun District, Yichang City in Hubei Province, it has followed the existing approach for control of highly pathogenic avian influenza and taken recommendations from the World Organisation for Animal Health into account to suspend the import of poultry and poultry products, including poultry eggs, from an area within a radius of 3 kilometres from the said place for a period of 90 days, and from an area within a radius of 13km for 21 days, with immediate effect for the protection of public health in Hong Kong.
Clade 2.3.4.4 H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (HPAIVs) have evolved by reassortment with different neuraminidase (NA) and internal genes of prevailing low pathogenicity avian influenza viruses (LPAIVs) and other HPAIVs to generate new genotypes and further evolved into genetic subgroups A-D since 2014 (1).
Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water, followed reports received from the international Organisation of Animal Health (OIE) on the appearance of infected cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H7N2).
Beijing, Safar 29, 1433, Jan 23, 2012, SPA -- A 39-year-old man died of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) in southwest China on Sunday, the Ministry of Health said.
Mortality in wild aquatic birds due to infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (HPAIV) is a rare event.
A European Commission proposal to approve the protection, surveillance and buffer zones set up by the Hungarian authorities in response to the recent outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza, and to add them to the Annex of Decision 2006/415/EC (concerning certain protection measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of the subtype H5N1 in poultry in the Community), was endorsed on 26 January by the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health.

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