Infectious Diseases 2009

Infectious Diseases 2009

Italy: Low pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks

20 October, 2009

13 LPAI outbreaks had occurred in Italy from 20 April to 26 June 2009.
- 4 LPAI (H5N7) outbreaks in meat turkey farms in Northern Italy (Veneto and Lombardy Regions).
- 2 (H7N3) and 7 (H7) LPAI outbreaks in Central Italy (Umbria Region) and Northern Italy (Piemonte, Emilia Romagna and Veneto Regions).
From 29/06/09 to 10/09/09 LPAI virus (H7) infection was identified in 3 dealer and 15 rural poultry farms in five different Regions. In one case it was also possible to characterized the Neuraminidase as N3.

A total of 121,639 birds were involved.
All birds in the affected holdings were depopulated. 

Region

Province

Production type

Species

Number of birds

Confirmation date

Virus strain

Depopulation date

Lombardia

Scandolara Ripa d'Oglio (CR)

Industrial

Turkeys (Meat type)

10,992

20/04/2009

H5

15/04/09

Lombardia

Pescarolo ed Uniti (CR)

Industrial

Turkeys (Meat type)

15,828

29/04/2009

 

H5

 

14-16/05/09

 

Veneto

Nogarole Rocca (VR)

Industrial

Turkeys (Meat type)

17,500

07/05/2009

 

H5 LPAI

 

13/05/2009

 

Veneto

Nogarole Rocca (VR)

Industrial

Turkeys (Meat type)

15,000

07/05/2009

 

H5N7 LPAI

 

13/05/2009

 

Umbria

Perugia (PG)

Industrial

Turkeys (Meat type)

19,328

22/05/2009

 

H7N3 LPAI

 

29/05/2009

 

Piemonte

 

Villanova Mondovì (CN)

Dealer

Various birds

9,023

29/05/2009

 

H7 LPAI

03/06/2009

 

Piemonte

 

Villanova Mondovì (CN)

Reproduction

Breeders

11,717

29/05/2009

 

H7

 

10/06/2009

 

Piemonte

 

Rondissone (TO)

Dealer

Various birds

1,642

09/06/2009

 

H7 LPAI

11/06/2009

 

Emilia Romagna

Cesenatico (FC)

Dealer

Various birds

2,000

15/06/2009

 

H7 LPAI

15/06/2009

 

Emilia Romagna

San Lazzaro di Savena (BO)

Reproduction

Various birds

2,262

19/06/2009

 

H7

 

22/06/2009

 

Emilia Romagna

Cadelbosco di Sopra (RE)

Dealer

Various birds

3,026

23/06/2009

 

H7N3 LPAI

26/06/2009

 

Veneto

Sandrigo (VI)

Dealer

Various birds

4,891

24/06/2009

 

H7

 

29/06/2009

 

Piemonte

Busca (CN)

Dealer

Various birds

3,039

24/06/2009

 

H7 LPAI

26/06/2009

 

Emilia Romagna

Lugo (RA)

Dealer

Various birds

2,500

29/06/2009

 

H7

 

30/06/2009

 

Veneto

 

Porto Viro (RO)

Dealer

Various birds

1,195

01/07/2009

 

H7N3 LPAI

06/07/2009

 

Basilicata

Aliano (MT)

Rural

Various birds

80

07/07/2009

H7 LPAI

10/07/2009

Marche

Falerone (AP)

Dealer

Various birds

1,280

10/07/2009

 

H7 LPAI

15/07/2009

 

Campania

 

Massalubrense (NA)

Rural

Various birds

41

31/07/2009

 

H7

05/08/2009

 

Campania

 

Massalubrense (NA)

Rural

Broilers

Layers

TOT:

3

10

13

31/07/2009

 

H7

06/08/2009

 

Campania

 

Massalubrense (NA)

Rural

Layers

19

03/08/2009

 

H7

06/08/2009

 

Campania

 

Massalubrense (NA)

Rural

Broilers

Layers

TOT:

14

6

20

03/08/2009

H7

06/08/2009

 

Campania

 

Piano di Sorrento (NA)

Rural

Various birds

46

03/08/2009

H7

05/08/2009

 

Campania

 

Meta di Sorrento (NA)

Rural

Layers

10

03/08/2009

H7

06/08/2009

 

Campania

 

Monte di Procida (NA)

Rural

Layers

50

04/08/2009

H7

07/08/2009

 

Campania

 

Monte di Procida (NA)

Rural

Layers

50

04/08/2009

H7

07/08/2009

Campania

Sorrento (NA)

Rural

Layers

10

03/08/2009

H7

07/08/2009

Campania

Nusco (AV)

Rural

Various birds

37

07/08/2009

H7 LPAI

12/08/2009

Campania

Angri (SA)

Rural

Layers

3

11/08/2009

H7

24/08/2009

Campania

S. Egidio di Monte Altino (SA)

Rural

Various birds

20

11/08/2009

 

H7

24/08/2009

 

Campania

 

Nocera Inferiore

Rural

Layers

7

21/08/2009

 

H7

31/08/09

 

Campania

 

Nocera Superiore

Rural

Layers

Broilers

TOT:

6

4

10

10/09/2009

 

H7

 

16/09/2009