Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
France
Information received on 09/12/2016 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Alimentation, Paris, France
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 06/12/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 08/12/2016
Report date 09/12/2016
Date submitted to OIE 09/12/2016
Date event resolved 27/04/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Low 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 (09/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (20/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (21/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (23/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (26/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (10/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 7 (27/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 8 (03/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 9 (17/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 10 (17/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (28/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (03/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 13 (02/02/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (1) PALLANNE, PALLANNE, Gers
Date of start of the outbreak 06/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (08/12/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1000 0 1000 0
Affected population The samples taken in the framework of the surveillance of the protection zone around the outbreak in Monlezun (separate administration of H5N8 outbreaks notified), in a farm with 1.000 ducks, revealed the presence of low pathogenic H5N1 virus.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1000 ** 0 1000 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 0.00% ** 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
Epidemiological comments A regulated zone of a one-kilometer radius was implemented around the outbreak.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Stamping out
  • Traceability
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Screening
  • 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
ANSES National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 08/12/2016 Positive
ANSES National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 08/12/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations