June 4, 2023

Cayman: Negative results confirmed for Avian Flu in local poultry flock

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Grand Cayman –   The Department of Agriculture said that it has received results for the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests from a laboratory in the United States that confirms that Avian Influenza was not found in the samples submitted for testing. The samples were taken from five birds in a local poultry flock with suspected positive […]

Cayman: Suspected Case of Avian Flu in Local Poultry Flock

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Grand Cayman – As part of its routine surveillance activities for the possible introduction of Avian Influenza into the local poultry population, the Department of Agriculture veterinary staff conducts preliminary rapid testing of all domestic poultry that have died of possible respiratory illnesses. Following initial and subsequent testing of additional birds in one flock, five […]