Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Hungary
Information received on 14/11/2016 from Dr Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 01/11/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 03/11/2016
Report date 14/11/2016
Date submitted to OIE 14/11/2016
Date event resolved 24/04/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 26/10/2016
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 (04/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (14/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (15/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (22/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (06/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (07/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (13/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 7 (14/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 8 (15/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 9 (29/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 10 (24/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (28/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (13/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 13 (12/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 14 (26/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 15 (16/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 16 (09/10/2017)
New outbreaks (4)
Outbreak 1 Kiskunmajsa, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 08/11/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (15/11/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 21500 500 500 21000 0
Affected population 21500 mulard ducks
Outbreak 2 Kisszállás, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 10/11/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (15/11/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 23000 2400 400 22600 0
Affected population 23000 ducks
Outbreak 3 Bugac, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 10/11/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (15/11/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3400 1500 500 2900 0
Affected population 3400 fattening geese and ducks
Outbreak 4 Kelebia, Bacs-Kiskun
Date of start of the outbreak 10/11/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (15/11/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15000 10000 600 14400 0
Affected population 15000 ducks
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 62900 14400 2000 60900 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 22.89% 3.18% 13.89% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Traceability
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate of the National Food Chain Safety Office (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 13/11/2016 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate of the National Food Chain Safety Office (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 12/11/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations