Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Information received on 13/02/2017 from Dr Ljubomir Kalaba, Director, Veterinary Office, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 11/02/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 11/02/2017
Report date 13/02/2017
Date submitted to OIE 13/02/2017
Date event resolved 17/03/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 02/2006
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (15/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (20/03/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Tukovi, Prijedor
Date of start of the outbreak 11/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (17/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 148 99 49 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 148 ** 99 49 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 66.89% ** 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
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Movement control inside the country
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary Faculty, Sarajevo (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 11/02/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations