Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Information received on 10/03/2017 from Dr Jozef Bires , Director & Chief Veterinary Officer , State Veterinary and Food Administration , Ministry of Agriculture, BRATISLAVA, Slovakia
Report type Follow-up report No. 7
Date of start of the event 02/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 03/01/2017
Report date 10/03/2017
Date submitted to OIE 10/03/2017
Date event resolved 07/06/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 24/02/2006
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (12/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (05/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (13/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 5 (16/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 6 (24/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 7 (10/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 8 (28/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 9 (13/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 10 (28/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (30/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (11/06/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Skalica, Skalica, Trnava
Date of start of the outbreak 28/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (31/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population One greylag goose has been found dead in the Skalica pond No. 6.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • 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
Veterinary Institute, Zvolen (National laboratory) Greylag Goose polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 08/03/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations