Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Slovenia
Information received on 12/01/2017 from Dr Janez Posedi, Director General, Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Food Safety, Veterinary Sector and Plant Protection (AFSVSPP), Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 01/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 05/01/2017
Report date 12/01/2017
Date submitted to OIE 12/01/2017
Date event resolved 25/04/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (12/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (24/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (27/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (22/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (31/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 5 (28/02/2018)
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 Pragersko, Maribor
Date of start of the outbreak 01/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (25/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 3 3 0 0
Affected population Three swans were found dead in a pond in Pragersko
Outbreak 2 Maribor-Lent, Maribor
Date of start of the outbreak 06/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (25/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Swan was found dead near river Drava.
Outbreak 3 Pragersko, Maribor
Date of start of the outbreak 10/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (25/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Dead swan was found near the pond.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 5 5 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) ** ** 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
  • 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 institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 04/01/2017 Positive
National veterinary institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 06/01/2017 Positive
National veterinary institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 10/01/2017 Positive
National veterinary institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan virus sequencing 05/01/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations