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No New Outbreaks of HPAI in Mongolia

by 5m Editor
18 June 2010, at 9:19am

MONGOLIA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports that Monolia is free from avian influenza.

The Mongolian veterinary authorities sent a final report to the OIE on 16 June 2010.

The disease had first been observed on 3 May 2010 in in wild bird species (whooper swans and greylag geese).

Gene sequencing, haemagglutination inhibition test (HIT) and virus isolation tests were conducted at Hokkaido University, the OIE’s reference laboratory, and the results came out positive.

The source of the outbreaks is still unknown.

Further Reading

- Go to our previous news item on this story by clicking here.
- You can visit the Avian Flu page by clicking here.