Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Finland
Information received on 22/06/2017 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 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 26/05/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 02/06/2017
Report date 22/06/2017
Date submitted to OIE 22/06/2017
Date event resolved 22/06/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 27/04/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Sastamala, LÄNSI- JA SISÄ-SUOMI
Date of start of the outbreak 26/05/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (22/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae) 1 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae) ** ** 0.00% **
*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) Whooper Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 31/05/2017 Positive
Finnish Food Safety Authority, Evira (National laboratory) Whooper Swan reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 01/06/2017 Positive
Finnish Food Safety Authority, Evira (National laboratory) Whooper Swan virus isolation 21/06/2017 Negative
Finnish Food Safety Authority, Evira (National laboratory) Whooper Swan virus sequencing 02/06/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations