Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
France
Information received on 28/03/2017 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Alimentation, Paris, France
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 28
Date of start of the event 25/11/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 01/12/2016
Report date 28/03/2017
Date submitted to OIE 28/03/2017
Date event resolved 27/07/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Virus de l'influenza aviaire hautement pathogène
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (02/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (02/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (05/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (08/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (09/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (12/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (15/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 7 (16/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 8 (19/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 9 (20/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 10 (21/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 11 (21/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 12 (22/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 13 (23/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 14 (23/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 15 (26/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 16 (30/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 17 (09/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 18 (13/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 19 (20/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 20 (27/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 21 (03/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 22 (10/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 23 (17/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 24 (24/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 25 (03/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 26 (10/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 27 (17/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 28 (28/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 29 (03/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 30 (04/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 31 (19/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 32 (05/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 33 (18/10/2017)
New outbreaks (23)
Outbreak 1 (461) LELIN LAPUJOLLE, LELIN LAPUJOLLE, Gers
Date of start of the outbreak 25/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (30/01/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6400 0 6400 0
Affected population Prélèvements effectués dans le cadre d’une suspicion clinique dans un élevage de canards. Le virus H5N8 a été identifié par le laboratoire national de référence.
Outbreak 2 (462) TARSAC, TARSAC, Gers
Date of start of the outbreak 25/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (31/01/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3000 0 3000 0
Affected population Lien épidémiologique avec les foyers 185, 186 et 187. Le virus H5N8 a été identifié par le laboratoire national de référence.
Outbreak 3 (463) LAHOSSE, LAHOSSE, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 10/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (14/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5000 0 5000 0
Affected population Prélèvements effectués dans le cadre d’une suspicion clinique dans un élevage de poulettes futures pondeuses reproductrices. Le virus H5N8 a été identifié par le laboratoire national de référence.
Outbreak 4 (464) AUTEVIELLE-SAINT-MARTIN-BIDEREN, AUTEVIELLE-SAINT-MARTIN-BIDEREN, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 10/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (10/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Affected population Prélèvements effectués dans le cadre du dépeuplement en palmipèdes de la zone non stabilisée. Le virus H5N8 a été identifié par le laboratoire national de référence.
Outbreak 5 (460) ORAAS, ORAAS, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 11/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (17/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 800 0 800 0
Affected population Prélèvements effectués en vu de sortie de zone. Le virus H5N8 a été identifié par le laboratoire national de référence.
Outbreak 6 (465) ILHARRE, ILHARRE, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 15/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (16/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15 15 0 0
Affected population Prélèvements effectués dans le cadre d’une suspicion clinique dans une basse-cour. Le virus H5N8 a été identifié par le laboratoire national de référence.
Outbreak 7 (466) GAUJACQ, GAUJACQ, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 15/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (27/07/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Affected population Prélèvements effectués dans le cadre d’une suspicion clinique dans un élevage de poulets et d’autruches. Le virus H5Nabs a été identifié par le laboratoire national de référence.
Outbreak 8 (474) Orriule, Orriule, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 17/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (17/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 200 0 200 0
Affected population Abattage préventif des palmipèdes des zones réglementées. Virus H5N8
Outbreak 9 (480) Orriule, Orriule, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 17/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (17/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Affected population Abattage préventif des palmipèdes des zones réglementées. Virus H5N8
Outbreak 10 (481) Andrein, Andrein, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 17/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (17/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Affected population Abattage préventif des palmipèdes(canards)des zones réglementées. Virus H5N8
Outbreak 11 (467) Saint-Gladie-Arrive-Munein, Saint-Gladie-Arrive-Munein, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 18/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (22/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4400 4400 0
Affected population Symptômes cliniques dans un élevage de poulets. Virus H5N8
Outbreak 12 (482) Saint-Gladie-Arrive-Munein, Saint-Gladie-Arrive-Munein, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (23/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Affected population Abattage préventif des palmipèdes (canards) des zones non stabilisées. Virus H5Nabs
Outbreak 13 (469) GABAT, GABAT, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Affected population Prélèvements effectués en vu de sortie de zone. Le virus H5Nabs a été identifié par le laboratoire national de référence.
Outbreak 14 (473) Saint-Gladie-Arrive-Munein, Saint-Gladie-Arrive-Munein, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (22/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 50 30 20 0
Affected population Mortalité dans une basse-cour. Le virus H5N8a été identifié
Outbreak 15 (475) Espiute, Espiute, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Affected population Prélèvements effectués sur des canards dans le cadre de la surveillance analytique (sortie de zone). Virus H5N8
Outbreak 16 (477) CASTETNAU CAMBLONG, CASTETNAU CAMBLONG, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1176 0 1176 0
Affected population Surveillance analytique (sortie de zone). Virus H5N8
Outbreak 17 (478) Andrein, Andrein, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1512 0 1512 0
Affected population Surveillance analytique sur des canards(sortie de zone). Virus H5N8
Outbreak 18 (468) Carcen-Ponson, Carcen-Ponson, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (27/07/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds
Affected population Surveillance analytique sur des canards reproducteurs. Virus H5Nabs. L’ensemble des animaux seront abattus et détruits le 27 mars 2017
Outbreak 19 (470) ARBOUET SUSSAUTE, ARBOUET SUSSAUTE, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 615 0 615 0
Affected population Prélèvements effectués dans le cadre du dépeuplement en palmipèdes de la zone non stabilisée. Le virus H5Nabs a été identifié par le laboratoire national de référence.
Outbreak 20 (471) PRECHACQ NAVARRENX, PRECHACQ NAVARRENX, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 833 0 833 0
Affected population Prélèvements effectués dans le cadre du dépeuplement en palmipèdes de la zone non stabilisée. Le virus H5N8 a été identifié par le laboratoire national de référence.
Outbreak 21 (472) DOGNEN, DOGNEN, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 920 0 920 0
Affected population Prélèvements effectués en vu de sortie de zone. Le virus H5N8 a été identifié par le laboratoire national de référence.
Outbreak 22 (476) Orriule, Orriule, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 780 0 780 0
Affected population Surveillance analytique (sortie de zone) des canards. Virus H5N8
Outbreak 23 (479) Montfort, Montfort, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Date of start of the outbreak 21/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (27/07/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1520 1520 0
Affected population Surveillance analytique sur des canards (sortie de zone). Virus H5N8
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 23
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 27221 ** 45 27176 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** ** ** **
*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
  • Screening
  • Disinfection
  • Traceability
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Stamping out
  • 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
Laboratoire national de référence pour l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 22/03/2017 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence pour l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 27/03/2017 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence pour l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 22/03/2017 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence pour l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 27/03/2017 Positive
LNR Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 10/03/2017 Positive
LNR Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 13/03/2017 Positive
LNR Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 16/03/2017 Positive
LNR Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 17/03/2017 Positive
LNR Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 17/03/2017 Positive
LNR Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 10/03/2017 Positive
LNR Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 13/03/2017 Positive
LNR Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 16/03/2017 Positive
LNR Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 17/03/2017 Positive
LNR Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 17/03/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations