Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
United Kingdom
Information received on 07/08/2017 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 26/07/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 04/08/2017
Report date 07/08/2017
Date submitted to OIE 07/08/2017
Date event resolved 26/07/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 06/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (07/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/09/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (HPAI-WB 2017/16) North Norfolk, North Norfolk, ENGLAND
Date of start of the outbreak 26/07/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (26/07/2017)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(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
  • 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) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 04/08/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations