Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Slovenia
Information received on 24/01/2017 from Dr Janez Posedi, Director General, Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Food Safety, Veterinary Sector and Plant Protection (AFSVSPP), Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 01/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 05/01/2017
Report date 24/01/2017
Date submitted to OIE 24/01/2017
Date event resolved 25/04/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly Pathogenic Influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (12/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (24/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (27/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (22/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (31/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 5 (28/02/2018)
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 lake Ptuj, Ptuj
Date of start of the outbreak 17/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (25/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Mute swan (Cygnus olor) was found dead near lake Ptuj. National Veterinary Institute confirmed H5N8. Pathogenicity could not be determined due to low level of the virus present in the sample.
Outbreak 2 Pragersko, Maribor
Date of start of the outbreak 17/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (25/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Dead swan (Cygnus olor) was found dead on the pond in Pragersko. National Veterinary Institute confirmed H5N8. Pathogenicity is pending.
Outbreak 3 Rankovci, Murska Sobota
Date of start of the outbreak 18/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (25/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population Mute swan (Cygnus olor) was found dead in the pond in Rankovci. National Veterinary Institute confirmed H5N8. Pathogenicity is pending.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 3 3 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
  • 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
National veterinary institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 18/01/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations