Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Ukraine
Information received on 12/01/2017 from Dr Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer production, International Cooperation of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, UKR Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, KIEV, Ukraine
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 03/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 04/01/2017
Report date 12/01/2017
Date submitted to OIE 12/01/2017
Date event resolved 17/03/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (12/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (10/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (14/05/2017)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Myrne, Kiliyskiy, ODESSA
Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (07/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10251 1099 1099 9152 0
Outbreak 2 Chortoryia, Kitsmanskiy, CHERNOVTSY
Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (17/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 37 14 14 23 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10288 1113 1113 9175 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 10.82% 10.82% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments As part of the surveillance within the protection zone established due to previous outbreak in wild birds clinical signs were discovered. Quarantine measures in protection and surveillance zones are ongoing.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • 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
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • 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
State Scientific and Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 04/01/2016 Positive
State Scientific and Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 05/01/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations