Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Russia
Information received on 11/07/2018 from Dr Evgueny A. Nepoklonov, Deputy Head, Orlikov per., 1/11, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, MOSCOW, Russia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 4
Date of start of the event 07/06/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 09/06/2018
Report date 11/07/2018
Date submitted to OIE 11/07/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 13/03/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (20/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (27/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (04/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (11/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (18/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (25/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 7 (31/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 8 (08/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 9 (16/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 10 (17/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 11 (29/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 12 (06/09/2018)
New outbreaks (8)
Outbreak 1 Bolshoy Sinkovets, Verhovskiy, Orlovskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 26/06/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (28/08/2018)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 71 3 3 68 0
Affected population As a result of the analysis of the N gene fragments by NI assay, only the N8 neuraminidase subtype was confirmed; no other neuraminidase subtypes were detected.
Outbreak 2 Apalkovo, Mtsenskiy, Orlovskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 26/06/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (27/08/2018)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 50 35 35 15 0
Affected population As a result of the analysis of the N gene fragments by NI assay, only the N8 neuraminidase subtype was confirmed; no other neuraminidase subtypes were detected.
Outbreak 3 Novopetrovka, Sverdlovskiy, Orlovskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 26/06/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (27/08/2018)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 80 7 7 73 0
Affected population As a result of the analysis of the N gene fragments by NI assay, only the N8 neuraminidase subtype was confirmed; no other neuraminidase subtypes were detected.
Outbreak 4 AO "Ptitsefabrika Belokalitvinskaya", Belokalitvinskiy, Rostovskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 04/07/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 616000 6054 6054
Outbreak 5 Polyanskoe, Kurskiy, Kurskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 04/07/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (03/08/2018)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 46 12 12 34 0
Outbreak 6 Degtyaren, Verhovskiy, Orlovskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 06/07/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15 3 3 12 0
Affected population As a result of the analysis of the N gene fragments by NI assay, only the N8 neuraminidase subtype was confirmed; no other neuraminidase subtypes were detected.
Outbreak 7 Lekhanovka, Mtsenskiy, Orlovskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 06/07/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 64 4 4 60 0
Affected population As a result of the analysis of the N gene fragments by NI assay, only the N8 neuraminidase subtype was confirmed; no other neuraminidase subtypes were detected.
Outbreak 8 Urazovka, Krasnooktyabrskiy, Nizhegorodskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 09/07/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 27 8 8 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 8
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 616353 6126 6126 262 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 0.99% 0.99% 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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Disinfection
  • 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
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (FGBI-ARRIAH) (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 04/07/2018 Positive
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (FGBI-ARRIAH) (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 07/07/2018 Positive
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (FGBI-ARRIAH) (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 06/07/2018 Positive
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (FGBI-ARRIAH) (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 09/07/2018 Positive
Federal state budgetary scientific institution Federal research center of Virology and Microbiology (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 10/07/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations