Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
France
Information received on 19/03/2018 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. 20
Date of start of the event 06/12/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 10/12/2015
Report date 19/03/2018
Date submitted to OIE 19/03/2018
Date event resolved 19/04/2018
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N3
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (15/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (22/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (01/04/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (11/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (11/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (15/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (10/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 7 (26/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 8 (03/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 9 (03/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 10 (14/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (08/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (26/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 13 (04/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 14 (11/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 15 (19/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 16 (05/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 17 (09/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 18 (21/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 19 (09/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 20 (19/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 21 (23/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 22 (30/11/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (58) SEGALAS, SEGALAS, Lot-Et-Garonne
Date of start of the outbreak 13/03/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (14/03/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1000 0 0 1000
Affected population Prélèvements effectués dans le cadre de la surveillance programmée dans la zone de 1 km autour du foyer de Montauriol. Le laboratoire national de référence a confirmé la présence du virus H5Nx faiblement pathogène le 16/03/2018 Les 1000 canards en gavage avaient été abattus le 14/03/2018.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1000 ** 0 0 1000
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 0.00% ** 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
Epidemiological comments Epidemiological investigation is on-going
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Stamping out
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • 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
ANSES national reference laboratory for avian influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 16/03/2018 Positive
ANSES national reference laboratory for avian influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 16/03/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations