Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Sweden
Information received on 06/04/2018 from Dr Ingrid Eilertz, Chief Veterinary Officer Director and Head, Swedish Board of Agriculture Department for Animal Welfare and Health, Ministry for Rural Affairs, Jönköping, Sweden
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 11/03/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 15/03/2018
Report date 06/04/2018
Date submitted to OIE 06/04/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 24/02/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N6
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (16/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (26/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (06/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (26/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (09/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (25/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (05/06/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Sölvesborg, Kladde Nabb, Sölvesborg, Blekinge Län
Date of start of the outbreak 16/03/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (20/03/2018)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population This white-tailed (Haliaeetus albicilla) was found dead and was then sent to the National Veterinary Institute for analysis as part of the routine surveillance programme for avian influenza.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae) ** ** 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
Epidemiological comments According to Article 10.4.1.8 of the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code, Member Countries should not impose bans on the trade in poultry commodities in response to notification of the presence of any influenza A virus in birds other than poultry.
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
National Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) White-tailed Eagle polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE) 23/03/2018 Positive
National Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) White-tailed Eagle real-time PCR 29/03/2018 Positive
National Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) White-tailed Eagle virus sequencing 29/03/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations