Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
France
Information received on 15/12/2015 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Alimentation, Paris, France
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 06/12/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 10/12/2015
Report date 15/12/2015
Date submitted to OIE 15/12/2015
Date event resolved 19/04/2018
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N3
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (15/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (22/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (01/04/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (11/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (11/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (15/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (10/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 7 (26/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 8 (03/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 9 (03/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 10 (14/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (08/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (26/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 13 (04/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 14 (11/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 15 (19/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 16 (05/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 17 (09/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 18 (21/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 19 (09/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 20 (19/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 21 (23/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 22 (30/11/2018)
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 (H5N3-3) Saint-Armou, Saint-Armou, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 06/12/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (11/12/2015)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 570 0 0 0
Affected population Samples taken in the framework of national surveillance.
Outbreak 2 (H5N3-1) ORIST, ORIST, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 08/12/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (22/12/2015)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1430 0 0 0
Affected population Samples taken in the framework of a movement out of the premises to enter the gavage process.
Outbreak 3 (H5N3-2) ST-SEVER, ST-SEVER, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 08/12/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (15/12/2015)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 810 0 0 810
Affected population Samples taken in the framework of the animals’ movement out of the premises for slaughter.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2810 ** 0 0 810
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 0.00% ** 28.83%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Traceability
  • Stamping out
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease, ANSES (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 10/12/2015 Positive
National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease, ANSES (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 13/12/2015 Positive
National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease, ANSES (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 10/12/2015 Positive
National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease, ANSES (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 13/12/2015 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations