Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Russia
Information received on 30/09/2014 from Dr Evgeny Nepoklonov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, 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 Reoccurrence 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