Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Bulgaria
Information received on 26/03/2015 from Pr. Nikola T. Belev, OIE Delegate, OIE Regional Representation for Eastern Europe, Ministry of Agriculture and Food , SOFIA, Bulgaria
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 4
Date of start of the event 22/01/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 26/01/2015
Report date 26/03/2015
Date submitted to OIE 26/03/2015
Date event resolved 01/07/2015
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 06/2010
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (28/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (04/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (11/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (11/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (26/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (13/07/2015)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Srebarna, Silistra, Silistra, Silistra
Date of start of the outbreak 23/03/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (01/07/2015)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Dalmatian pelican:Pelecanus crispus(Pelecanidae) 21 21 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Dalmatian pelican:Pelecanus crispus(Pelecanidae) 21 21 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Dalmatian pelican:Pelecanus crispus(Pelecanidae) ** ** 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
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations