Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Turkey
Information received on 11/05/2015 from Prof. Dr Irfan Erol, Director General of Food and Control, Directorate of Food and Control, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ankara, Turkey
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 23/04/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 30/04/2015
Report date 11/05/2015
Date submitted to OIE 11/05/2015
Date event resolved 15/05/2015
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 04/2008
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (04/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (11/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (18/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (25/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (27/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (29/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (15/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 7 (26/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 8 (10/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 9 (03/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 10 (15/08/2015)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Edincik, Balikesir
Date of start of the outbreak 28/04/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (09/05/2015)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1877876 1877876 150 1877726 0
Affected population Poultry farm
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1877876 1877876 150 1877726 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 100.00% 0.01% 0.01% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Edincik H5N1 virus was detected in a poultry farm. Protection zone in 3 km radius and surveillance zone in 7 km radius surrounding the protection zone were established. All poultry animals were destroyed in protection zone. Holdings were cleaned and disinfected after destruction process. Ikizciler Cleaning and disinfection process was completed. The outbreak is currently monitored.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • 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
Bornova Veterinary Control Institute (National laboratory) Birds haemagglutination (HA) test 07/05/2015 Positive
Bornova Veterinary Control Institute (National laboratory) Birds haemagglutination inhibition test (HIT) 07/05/2015 Positive
Bornova Veterinary Control Institute (National laboratory) Birds rapid tests 07/05/2015 Positive
Bornova Veterinary Control Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 07/05/2015 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations