Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
United Kingdom
Information received on 13/03/2017 from Dr Nigel Gibbens, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, LONDON, United Kingdom
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 03/03/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 03/03/2017
Report date 13/03/2017
Date submitted to OIE 13/03/2017
Date event resolved 03/03/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 10/02/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/09/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (WB AIV 2017/08) Pembrokeshire, Wales
Date of start of the outbreak 03/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (03/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population 1 wild bird found dead.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(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
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • 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
Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), Weybridge (OIE Reference Laboratory) Eurasian Wigeon real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 03/03/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations