Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Russia
Information received on 30/05/2017 from Dr Evgeny Nepoklonov, Vice-minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 16
Date of start of the event 02/12/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 06/12/2016
Report date 30/05/2017
Date submitted to OIE 30/05/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 07/11/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (08/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (29/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (16/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (26/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 5 (28/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 6 (06/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 7 (15/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 8 (23/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 9 (14/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 10 (20/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (27/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (04/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 13 (12/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 14 (17/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 15 (22/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 16 (30/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 17 (07/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 18 (29/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 19 (03/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 20 (08/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 21 (13/10/2017)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Pikshen‘, Bol‘sheboldinsky, NIZHEGORODSKAYA OBLAST
Date of start of the outbreak 12/05/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (30/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1856 170 122 1734 0
Outbreak 2 Malaya Purga, Malopurginsky, UDMURTSKAYA RESPUBLIKA
Date of start of the outbreak 18/05/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (22/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 144 30 16 96 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2000 200 138 1830 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 10.00% 6.90% 69.00% 98.40%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • 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
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (FGBI-ARRIAH) (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 26/05/2017 Positive
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (FGBI-ARRIAH) (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 27/05/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations