Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
United States of America
Information received on 17/08/2015 from Dr John Clifford, Official Delegate, Chief Trade Advisor, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, United States of America
Report type Follow-up report No. 17 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 10/12/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 14/12/2014
Report date 17/08/2015
Date submitted to OIE 17/08/2015
Date event resolved 22/07/2015
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 2004
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (16/12/2014)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/12/2014)
Follow-up report No. 2 (29/12/2014)
Follow-up report No. 3 (07/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (22/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (25/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (03/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 7 (13/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 8 (25/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 9 (05/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 10 (20/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 11 (31/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 12 (22/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 13 (21/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 14 (09/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 15 (16/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 16 (22/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 17 (17/08/2015)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments No new premises have been found positive for HPAI H5N8 since May 10, 2015. All control areas have been released and outbreaks closed in the HPAI H5N8 event and: The required surveillance in the state and control areas has been completed with negative results for HPAI. The depopulation of infected premises has been completed and appropriate disposal was completed Cleaning and disinfection of the infected premises has been completed (including, but not limited to, outside areas of premises, equipment, trucks, and other fomites) No recent HPAI detections through wild bird surveillance have been made. The HPAI H5N8 event is now resolved and closed.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Zoning
  • Modified stamping out
  • Quarantine
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.