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  • Preparing for highly pathogenic avian influenza - revised edition

    Preparing for highly pathogenic avian influenza - revised edition

    FAO Animal Production and Health Manuals # 3Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) represents a threat to poultry industries worldwide and to people's livelihoods, and a potential threat to human health. The international community has a vested interest in minimizing the spread of this disease. Countries may be under threat of introduction of HPAI through unregulated poultry trade and marketing practices and, on rare occasions, exposu

  • Salmonella and Campylobacter in chicken meat. Meeting report

    Salmonella and Campylobacter in chicken meat. Meeting report

    Microbiological Risk Assessment SeriesSalmonella and campylobacteriosis are among the most frequently reported foodborne diseases worldwide. Codex Alimentarius Commission agreed that guidelines for the control of both diseases in poultry was a priority and initiated their development in 2007. In order to continue their work the Codex Committee in Food Hygiene requested FAO and WHO to provide them with the necessary scientific advice. In

  • Wild birds and avian influenza. An introduction to applied field research and disease sampling techniques (Russian version)

    Wild birds and avian influenza. An introduction to applied field research and disease sampling techniques (Russian version)

    FAO Animal Production and Health ManualsThe highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 strain has spread from domestic poultry to a large number of species of free-ranging wild birds, including non-migratory birds and migratory birds that can travel thousands of kilometres every year. The regular contact and interaction between poultry and wild birds has increased the urgency of understanding wild bird diseases. This manual contains chapter

  • Biosecurity for highly pathogenic avian influenza. Issues and options

    Biosecurity for highly pathogenic avian influenza. Issues and options

    This paper describes in detail the current situation and state of knowledge about biosecurity in relation to H5N1 HPAI, discusses species- and sector-specific issues, proposes possible options for biosecurity in important parts of the domestic poultry and captive bird sector, stresses the importance of situating biosecurity in appropriate economic and culture settings, and makes the case for the role of communication. Also published in French.

  • Wild bird highly pathogenic avian influenza sueveillance. Sample collection from healthy, sick and dead birds (En)

    Wild bird highly pathogenic avian influenza sueveillance. Sample collection from healthy, sick and dead birds (En)

    Series: FAO Animal Production and Health ManualsWaterfowl and shorebirds are considered to be the natural reservoirs for all avian influenza virus subtypes and, in general, most subtypes cause little or no diseases in wildlife. However, type A influenza has undergone a combination of genetic drifts and shifts that have resulted in the H5N1 AI virus strain causing morbidity and mortality in many wildlife species. Although some surveillan

  • Wild birds and avian influenza. An introduction to applied field research and disease sampling techniques (En)

    Wild birds and avian influenza. An introduction to applied field research and disease sampling techniques (En)

    Series: FAO Animal Production and Health ManualsThe highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 strain has spread from domestic poultry to a large number of species of free-ranging wild birds, including non-migratory birds and migratory birds that can travel thousands of kilometres every year. The regular contact and interaction between poultry and wild birds has increased the urgency of understanding wild bird diseases. This manual contains

  • Preparing for highly pathogenic avian influenza (En)

    Preparing for highly pathogenic avian influenza (En)

    Series: FAO Animal Production and Health ManualsHighly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) represents a threat to poultry industries worldwide and to people's livelihoods, and a potential threat to human health. The international community has vested interest in minimizing the spread of this disease. Countries may be under threat of introduction of avian influenza through exposure of poultry to wild birds, especially waterfowl. They may a

  • Good practices in planning and management of integrated commercial poultry production in South Asia (En)

    Good practices in planning and management of integrated commercial poultry production in South Asia (En)

    Series: FAO Animal Production and Health PapersThis publication is a comprehensive review of all aspects of poultry production in South Asia. It will help producers operate under "technically correct" conditions. All aspects of poultry production are discussed, including layer production for eggs and broilers for meat. Details are given on feeding and nutrition, housing and general husbandry, as well as on flock health. Regional specifi