Sunday, March 28, 2010

Denmark: H7 (LPAI)

On 24 March 2010 an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) of the type H7 was found in a holding with 2700 mallards for breeding near Brenderup in the municipality Middelfart on the island Funen. The holding was tested in accordance with the Danish surveillance programme for avian influenza in poultry. The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration have established a restricted zone of 1 km around the holding and are implementing the control measures in accordance with Council directive 2005/94/EC.

On 9 March 2010
an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) of the type H7 was found in a holding with 190 mallards for breeding near Fuglebjerg in the municipality N├Žstved in the southwestern part of Sealand. The holding was tested in accordance with the Danish surveillance programme for avian influenza in poultry. The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration have established a restricted zone of 1 km around the holding and are implementing the control measures in accordance with Council directive 2005/94/EC. The previous outbreak of LPAI in Denmark occurred in 2008.

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