Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Poland
Information received on 23/12/2016 from Dr Krzysztof Jazdzewski, Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, General Veterinary Inspectorate, VARSOVIE, Poland
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 8
Date of start of the event 28/10/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 05/11/2016
Report date 23/12/2016
Date submitted to OIE 23/12/2016
Date event resolved 20/04/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (07/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (15/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (18/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (05/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (14/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (16/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (19/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 7 (22/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 8 (23/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 9 (27/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 10 (28/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 11 (09/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (12/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 13 (18/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 14 (18/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 15 (20/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 16 (25/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 17 (26/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 18 (31/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 19 (01/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 20 (03/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 21 (07/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 22 (08/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 23 (09/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 24 (14/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 25 (15/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 26 (16/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 27 (21/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 28 (23/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 29 (24/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 30 (01/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 31 (03/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 32 (06/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 33 (07/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 34 (08/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 35 (10/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 36 (15/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 37 (24/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 38 (29/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 39 (05/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 40 (12/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 41 (13/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 42 (20/04/2017)
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 Darlowo, Darlowo, Slawienski, ZACHODNIO-POMORSKIE
Date of start of the outbreak 20/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (23/12/2016)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) 3 3 0 0
Outbreak 2 Jozefow, Jozefow, Otwocki, MAZOWIECKIE
Date of start of the outbreak 20/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (23/12/2016)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 3 Wielka Wies, Ksiaz Wielki , Miechowski, MALOPOLSKE
Date of start of the outbreak 20/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 63 4 4 59 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) 3 3 0 0
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Birds 63 4 4 59 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) ** ** 100.00% **
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Birds 6.35% 6.35% 100.00% 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
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Traceability
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Stamping out
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Zoning
  • 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 Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 22/12/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations