Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Slovakia
Information received on 12/01/2017 from Dr Jozef Bires , Director & Chief Veterinary Officer , State Veterinary and Food Administration , Ministry of Agriculture, BRATISLAVA, Slovakia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 02/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 03/01/2017
Report date 12/01/2017
Date submitted to OIE 12/01/2017
Date event resolved 07/06/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 24/02/2006
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (12/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (05/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (13/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 5 (16/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 6 (24/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 7 (10/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 8 (28/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 9 (13/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 10 (28/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (30/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (11/06/2017)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Kosice, Kosice, Kosice
Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (05/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Zoo
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Muscovy Duck:Cairina moschata(Anatidae) 341 4 0 4 0
Outbreak 2 Velke Kosihy, Komarno, Nitra
Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (21/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 27 26 1 0
Affected population In a pond near village Velke Kosihy 26 dead swans were found and one swan with clinical signs was killed in situ.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Muscovy Duck:Cairina moschata(Anatidae) 341 4 0 4 0
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 27 26 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Muscovy Duck:Cairina moschata(Anatidae) 1.17% 0.00% 0.00% 1.17%
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) ** ** 96.30% **
*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
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • 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 Institute, Zvolen (National laboratory) Muscovy Duck polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 03/01/2017 Positive
Veterinary Institute, Zvolen (National laboratory) Mute Swan polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 04/01/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations