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. 5
Date of start of the event 06/12/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 08/12/2016
Report date 26/12/2016
Date submitted to OIE 26/12/2016
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
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 (5)
Outbreak 1 (11) Sentous, Sentous, HAUTES-PYRÉNÉES
Date of start of the outbreak 14/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (16/12/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 800 800 0
Affected population Samples taken in the framework of the epidemiological links investigation. The laboratory identified the low pathogenic virus H5, N absent.
Outbreak 2 (12) ARBLADE LE HAUT, ARBLADE LE HAUT, GERS
Date of start of the outbreak 16/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (22/12/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1000 0 0 0
Affected population Samples taken in the framework of a movement out of a regulated zone. The laboratory identified the virus H5, N absent.
Outbreak 3 (13) EUGENIE LES BAINS, EUGENIE LES BAINS, LANDES
Date of start of the outbreak 18/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (22/12/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1000 0 1000 0
Affected population Samples taken in the framework of the analytical surveillance. The laboratory identified the low pathogenic virus H5, N absent.
Outbreak 4 (14) Renung, Renung, 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 7930 0 7930 0
Affected population Samples taken in the framework of the analytical surveillance. The laboratory identified the low pathogenic virus H5, N absent.
Outbreak 5 (14) SORBETS, SORBETS, 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 1320 0 0 0
Affected population Samples taken in the framework of the analytical surveillance. The laboratory identified the low pathogenic virus H5, N absent.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 5
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12050 ** 0 9730 0
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 A regulated zone of a one-kilometer radius was implemented around the outbreak.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Traceability
  • Stamping out
  • 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