Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
France
Information received on 11/08/2016 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Agroalimentaire et de la Forêt, Paris, France
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 06/12/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 10/12/2015
Report date 11/08/2016
Date submitted to OIE 11/08/2016
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)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 LAVAUR, LAVAUR, TARN
Date of start of the outbreak 18/07/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (05/08/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 170 0 0 170
Affected population 120 ducks and 50 geese, all in fattening units. Sampling and testing in the context of programmed surveillance. H5 low pathogenic confirmed but N could not be determined. There were no clinical signs. Epidemiological investigations are ongoing.
Outbreak 2 Tillac, Tillac, GERS
Date of start of the outbreak 26/07/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (04/08/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6000 0 6000 0
Affected population 6,000 free ranging ducks in fattening stage of production. They were tested in the context of pre-movement sampling before restocking a former outbreak in another location. H5 low pathogenic was confirmed but N type could not be determined. There were no clinical signs.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6170 ** 0 6000 170
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 0.00% ** 100.00%
*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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Traceability
  • Stamping out
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Zoning
  • 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