Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
France
Information received on 23/12/2016 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. 4
Date of start of the event 06/12/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 08/12/2016
Report date 23/12/2016
Date submitted to OIE 23/12/2016
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Virus de l'influenza aviaire faiblement pathogène
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (09/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (20/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (21/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (23/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (26/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (10/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 7 (27/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 8 (03/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 9 (17/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 10 (17/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (28/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (03/04/2017)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 (9) LE FRECHE, LE FRECHE, LANDES
Date of start of the outbreak 20/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (23/12/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1160
Affected population Samples taken in a ducks farm, in the framework of the analytical surveillance in zone.
Outbreak 2 (10) LOUBEDAT, LOUBEDAT, GERS
Date of start of the outbreak 20/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (12/01/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3960
Affected population Samples taken in a ducks farm, in the framework of the analytical surveillance in zone.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5120 **
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** ** ** **
*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
Epidemiological comments Une zone réglementée d'un rayon d'un kilomètre a été mise en place autour du foyer
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
Laboratoire national de référence de l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 19/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence de l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 20/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence de l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 22/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence de l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 19/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence de l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 20/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence de l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 22/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence de l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 08/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence de l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 08/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence de l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 16/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence de l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 17/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence de l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 16/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence de l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 17/12/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations