Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Russia
Information received on 30/09/2014 from Dr Evgeny Nepoklonov, Vice-minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 01/09/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 19/09/2014
Report date 30/09/2014
Date submitted to OIE 30/09/2014
Date event resolved 14/10/2014
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/2012
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (30/09/2014)
Follow-up report No. 1 (08/10/2014)
Follow-up report No. 2 (05/11/2014)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Dolgovo, Novochikhinsky, ALTAYSKIY KRAY
Date of start of the outbreak 01/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (14/10/2014)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 1952 154 150 1802 0
Affected population Domestic chickens, geese, ducks
Outbreak 2 Ilinsky, Novochikhinsky, ALTAYSKIY KRAY
Date of start of the outbreak 01/09/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (14/10/2014)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 793 286 286 507 0
Affected population Domestic chickens, geese, ducks
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 2745 440 436 2309 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 16.03% 15.88% 99.09% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments Probably, hunted ducks and geese trophies had been placed in backyards where mortality occurred later in domestic birds.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Modified stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Government budget institution Altay region veterinary laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 19/09/2014 Positive
Government budget institution Novosibirsk oblast veterinary laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/09/2014 Positive
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (FGBI-ARRIAH) (National laboratory) Birds gene sequencing 29/09/2014 Positive
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (FGBI-ARRIAH) (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 29/09/2014 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations