Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Russia
Information received on 11/01/2019 from Dr Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance , Ministry of Agriculture, Moscou, Russia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 15
Date of start of the event 07/06/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 09/06/2018
Report date 11/01/2019
Date submitted to OIE 11/01/2019
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)
Follow-up report No. 13 (01/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 14 (06/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 15 (11/01/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Ursdon, Ust’-Donetsky, Rostovskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 04/01/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 17211 6355 6355
Affected population The “Ursdon” turkey farm where 273 day-old parent flock was kept
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 17211 6355 6355
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 36.92% 36.92% 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
Rostovskaya veterinary Laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 09/01/2019 Positive
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 10/01/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations