Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Germany
Information received on 07/05/2018 from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, Ministerial Dirigentin and Chief Veterinary Officer , Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) , Bonn, Germany
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 20/03/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 20/03/2018
Report date 07/05/2018
Date submitted to OIE 07/05/2018
Date event resolved 18/05/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 01/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N6
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (22/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (30/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (07/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (01/06/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (18-015-00005) Vlotho, Herford, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Date of start of the outbreak 05/05/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (17/05/2018)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae) 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(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
  • Unknown or inconclusive
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
Friedrich-Loeffler Institute (National laboratory) Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard) real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 05/05/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations