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Author:  niman [ Fri Nov 28, 2014 6:56 pm ]
Post subject:  H7N9 In Wild Ducks In Tainan Taiwan

Media reports cite detection of H7N9 in duck feces in wetlands near Tainan Taiwan.

Author:  niman [ Fri Nov 28, 2014 6:57 pm ]
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Tainan four grass wetlands ducks dung low pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza detected virus
华夏经纬网 2014-11-27 10:17:22

May 27 (Reuters): According to Taiwan media reports, the autumn and winter is the peak of bird flu, the island once again duck feces detected H7N9 avian influenza virus. Taiwan "COA anti CIQ" released last night, Tainan four grass wetlands ducks feces detected H7N9 , H7N5 subtype avian influenza virus, the preliminary conclusion and ravaged the continent, resulting in the death of human infection with H7N9 virus gene sequences of different, further analysis will announced tomorrow.

According to reports, the island's routine monitoring of bird flu, has been detected as of the end of October twenty-three thousand pieces. "Prevention and Quarantine Bureau," 17 Day Wild Bird Society of Taipei entrusted executed routine monitoring of migratory bird excrement, four grass wetlands in Tainan collection of 20 pieces of duck droppings, animal health tests after inspection, 25 days to confirm detection of H7N9 , H7N5 two kinds virus.

"Prevention and Quarantine Bureau deputy director," said施泰华, initially confirmed the two viruses are "low pathogenic" and would not result in a large number of infected birds, dead, prima facie gene sequences from the mainland H7N9 virus strain is different, but there is another two required analysis to confirm that the test results will be announced tomorrow.

This is not the island for the first time detected in the feces of migratory birds H7N9 , H7N5 virus. Two viruses in 2009 in Tainan have four ducks grass excrement detected, the 2010 annual migratory bird excrement in Yilan Chiaohsi have detected H7N9 .

Because there were three hectares of wetlands around six poultry farms, animal epidemic prevention protection at Tainan 25 days to start the epidemic visits, only a chicken. 施泰华that confirmed not infected with both viruses detected, and no antibodies, represent the past have not been infected, the next three months will strengthen the sampling.

Currently the island's poultry farms if detected H7N9 , low pathogenic still listed after counseling, the principle of full high disease culled. Animal Health Research Institute, former director Liu Peibo remind mainland H7N9 in poultry, although low-pathogenic, but it will cause human deaths, the "anti-CIQ" should strengthen the island's poultry H7N9 serum antibody test, even if the detection of low pathogenic should full culled.


Author:  niman [ Fri Nov 28, 2014 7:03 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: H7N9 In Wild Ducks In Tainan Taiwan

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