Avian Influenza

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Notifiable Avian Disease Control Strategy for Great Britain
January 2012 Revised July 2012

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Version control Version 1.0 Version 1.1 Published 25 January 2012 Published 5 July 2012. Text on rare breeds on p.42 has been revised, with reference to the UK Breeds at Risk List (published July 2012) for clarity.

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Contents
1.  Foreword and introduction .................................................................................................... 6  1.1  1.2  1.3  1.4  Purpose and structure of document ................................................................................ 6  Approach ........................................................................................................................ 6  Strategic fit ...................................................................................................................... 6  Disease strategic control framework ............................................................................... 7  Disease management principles .............................................................................. 7  Disease control objective.......................................................................................... 7  Approach to disease control .................................................................................... 8 

1.4.1  1.4.2  1.4.3  2  2.1 

Notifiable avian disease ........................................................................................................ 9  Avian influenza................................................................................................................ 9  Avian influenza in poultry and other captive birds .................................................... 9  Avian influenza in wild birds ................................................................................... 10  Avian influenza in humans and other mammals ..................................................... 10  Newcastle disease in poultry and other captive birds ............................................. 10  Pigeon paramyxovirus type 1 ................................................................................. 11  2.1.1  2.1.2  2.1.3  2.2  2.2.1  2.2.2  2.3 

Newcastle disease ........................................................................................................ 10 

Reference laboratory .................................................................................................... 11  Introduction ................................................................................................................... 12  Vigilance and prompt reporting ..................................................................................... 12  Biosecurity .................................................................................................................... 12  Surveillance .................................................................................................................. 12  Avian influenza surveillance – poultry .................................................................... 12  Avian influenza surveillance – wild birds...
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