Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
France
Information received on 26/12/2016 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. 7
Date of start of the event 06/12/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 10/12/2015
Report date 26/12/2016
Date submitted to OIE 26/12/2016
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)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (déc2016_1) Aire-sur-l''''''''Adour, Aire-sur-l''''''''Adour, LANDES
Date of start of the outbreak 21/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (28/12/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Affected population Samples taken in the framework of movement out of a regulated zone. Low pathogenic H5N3 virus presence was confirmed on December 23rd, 2016.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds **
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
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
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
ANSES Reference National Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 23/12/2016 Positive
ANSES Reference National Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 23/12/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations