Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Finland
Information received on 13/04/2017 from Dr Taina Aaltonen, Chief Veterinary Officer and Deputy Director General, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Helsinki, Finland
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 08/04/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 13/04/2017
Report date 13/04/2017
Date submitted to OIE 13/04/2017
Date event resolved 27/04/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 01/03/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (28/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (12/05/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Laitila, LOUNAIS-SUOMI
Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (13/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae) 1 1
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae) 1 1
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae) ** ** 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
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • 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
Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira (National laboratory) White-tailed Eagle real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 12/04/2017 Positive
Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira (National laboratory) White-tailed Eagle reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 12/04/2017 Positive
Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira (National laboratory) White-tailed Eagle virus sequencing 13/04/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations