Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Slovakia
Information received on 29/03/2018 from Dr Jozef Bires , Director & Chief Veterinary Officer , State Veterinary and Food Administration , Ministry of Agriculture, BRATISLAVA, Slovakia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 28/03/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 28/03/2018
Report date 29/03/2018
Date submitted to OIE 29/03/2018
Date event resolved 04/05/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 07/06/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N6
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (29/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (06/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (13/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (20/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (30/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (04/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (14/05/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Králová, Galanta, Trnava
Date of start of the outbreak 28/03/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (04/05/2018)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae) 5 5 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae) 5 5 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae) ** ** 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
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Black-headed Gull polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 28/03/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations