Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
France
Information received on 16/12/2016 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 08/12/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 11/12/2016
Report date 16/12/2016
Date submitted to OIE 16/12/2016
Date event resolved 12/01/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Virus de l'influenza aviaire faiblement pathogène
Serotype H5N9
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (16/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (20/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (27/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (12/06/2017)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 (1) Montréal du Gers, Montréal du Gers, Gers
Date of start of the outbreak 08/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (11/12/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 970 0 970 0
Affected population Prélèvements effectués sur des canards gavés dans le cadre de la surveillance analytique en vue d’une sortie de zone (zone réglementée autour du foyer d’Eauze) vers l’abattoir.
Outbreak 2 (2) Margouet-Meymes, Margouet-Meymes, Gers
Date of start of the outbreak 12/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (12/01/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 900 0 900 0
Affected population Prélèvements effectués sur des canards gavés dans le cadre de la surveillance analytique en vue d’une sortie de zone (zone réglementée autour du foyer de Caupenne d’Armagnac) vers l’abattoir.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1870 ** 0 1870 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 Une zone réglementée d’un kilomètre de rayon a été mise en place autour des foyers.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Traceability
  • Stamping out
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • 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
Laboratoire national de référence pour l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 15/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence pour l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 15/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence pour l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 11/12/2016 Positive
Laboratoire national de référence pour l'influenza aviaire de l'Anses Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 11/12/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations