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Training Manual on Wildlife Diseases and Surveillance
• Testing of samples for avian influenza viruses10
– What laboratory(ies) can and will perform the laboratory tests to detect and
identify avian influenza viruses in samples from wild ducks?
– Where are these laboratories located?
– What OIE Reference Laboratories for avian influenza are available to assist or
confirm results?
• Information management
– How will the results of sample collection and laboratory tests be recorded,
stored, searched and used in your country?
– What agencies or organisations would operate and maintain these recordkeeping
systems (computer databases) for avian influenza in wild ducks?
• Communication of surveillance results to meet the objectives of the programme
– Who will review, analyse and report to others about the results of the survey for
avian influenza in wild ducks?
– What government agencies or other organisations will be responsible for analysis
and communication.
– What government agencies or other groups will receive reports and information
about the results of this avian influenza surveillance programme?
• Management and governance of the programme
– What government ministries or agencies will participate in this surveillance
programme for avian influenza in wild ducks?
– How will they be organised to work together?
– Who (what agency or group) will be responsible for coordinating and managing
the programme to ensure that it meets its objectives?
– Will there be important non-government participants?
Samples can be tested by PCR, or by virus culture and identification