Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
Germany
Information received on 21/04/2013 from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, Ministerial Dirigentin and Chief Veterinary Officer , Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz (BMELV) , Bonn, Germany
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 18/12/2012
Date of pre-confirmation of the event 20/12/2012
Report date 19/04/2013
Date submitted to OIE 21/04/2013
Date event resolved 20/06/2013
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/08/2011
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (21/12/2012)
Follow-up report No. 1 (18/02/2013)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/03/2013)
Follow-up report No. 3 (19/04/2013)
Follow-up report No. 4 (26/04/2013)
Follow-up report No. 5 (03/05/2013)
Follow-up report No. 6 (21/06/2013)
Follow-up report No. 7 (29/08/2013)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 (13-614-00003) Badbergen, Badbergen (Wehdel), Osnabrück, NIEDERSACHSEN
Date of start of the outbreak 18/04/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (13/05/2013)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 7920 10 0 7920 0
Affected population Fattening turkeys
Outbreak 2 (13-614-00004) Menslage, Halen (bei Berge), Osnabrück, NIEDERSACHSEN
Date of start of the outbreak 18/04/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (13/05/2013)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 17150 10 0 17150 0
Affected population Fattening turkeys
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 25070 20 0 25070 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 0.08% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Note by the OIE Animal Health Information Department: H5 and H7 avian influenza in its low pathogenic form in poultry is a notifiable disease as per Chapter 10.4. on avian influenza of the Terrestrial Animal Health Code (2012).
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Stamping out
  • Quarantine
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations