Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Serbia
Information received on 06/12/2016 from Dr Budimir Plavšić, Head, Animal Health Department Veterinary Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, Belgrade, Serbia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 30/11/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 02/12/2016
Report date 06/12/2016
Date submitted to OIE 06/12/2016
Date event resolved 12/04/2017
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (06/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (15/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (16/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (11/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (18/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 5 (31/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 6 (01/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 7 (12/04/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (15418) Koviljski rit-Kovilj, Novi Sad, Juznobacki okrug, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 30/11/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (12/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 6 6 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 6 6 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) ** ** 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
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary Specialist Institute, Kraljevo (National laboratory) Mute Swan reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 02/12/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations