Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Russia
Information received on 20/03/2015 from Dr Evgeny Nepoklonov, Vice-minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 25/09/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 11/12/2014
Report date 20/03/2015
Date submitted to OIE 20/03/2015
Date event resolved 03/10/2014
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (25/12/2014)
Follow-up report No. 1 (20/03/2015)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • seasonal migration of wild birds
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Federal Scientific Centre of Virology and Biotechnology "Vector", Novosibirsk (National laboratory) Eurasian Wigeon virus isolation 11/12/2014 Positive
Federal Scientific Centre of Virology and Biotechnology "Vector", Novosibirsk (National laboratory) Eurasian Wigeon polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 11/12/2014 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.