Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Slovakia
Information received on 05/02/2017 from Dr Jozef Bires , Director & Chief Veterinary Officer , State Veterinary and Food Administration , Ministry of Agriculture, BRATISLAVA, Slovakia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 02/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 03/01/2017
Report date 05/02/2017
Date submitted to OIE 05/02/2017
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 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 (21)
Outbreak 1 Dolny Bar, Dunajska Streda, Trnava
Date of start of the outbreak 18/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (15/03/2017)
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 One mute swan was found dead in the moorland Canad - Topolniky in Dolny Bar municipality
Outbreak 2 Okolicna na Ostrove, Komarno, Nitra
Date of start of the outbreak 19/01/2017
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) 14 14 0 0
Affected population Mass deaths of mute swans - 14 dead birds found in the Okolicna canal in the Okolicna na Ostrove municipality
Outbreak 3 Koloz, Komarno, Nitra
Date of start of the outbreak 20/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (10/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 12 12 0 0
Affected population Mass deaths of mute swans - 12 dead mute swans found on 20.1.2017 in the locality of Dulov Dvor - KoloZ near Komarno.
Outbreak 4 Hurbanovo, Komarno, Nitra
Date of start of the outbreak 23/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (10/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 2 2 0 0
Affected population Two mute swans found dead in Zeleny Haj near Hurbanovo.
Outbreak 5 Sala, Sala, Nitra
Date of start of the outbreak 23/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (16/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 2 2 0 0
Affected population Two mute swans found dead in the river Vah near the pontoon MV-P1 in Sala.
Outbreak 6 Banov, Nove Zamky, Nitra
Date of start of the outbreak 23/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2017)
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 One mute swan found dead on the pond near Bánov.
Outbreak 7 Sturovo, Nove Zamky, Nitra
Date of start of the outbreak 24/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population One greylag goose was found dead in Zatoka locality on the river Danube near Sturovo.
Outbreak 8 Ratnovce, Piestany, Trnava
Date of start of the outbreak 24/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (03/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 12 4 4 1 0
Affected population In the rescue center for wild animals in Ratnovce, two mute swans (the first one was brought into the center on 18 January and the second one on 24 January) died on 24 January and were sent for laboratory testing. Subsequently, on 27 January, other two mute swans died. After confirmation of HPAI subtype H5N8 the last swan was killed.
Outbreak 9 Kolarovo, Komarno, Nitra
Date of start of the outbreak 25/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (10/03/2017)
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 One mute swan was found dead on the Little Danube river in Kolarovo municipality.
Outbreak 10 Okoc, Dunajska Streda, Trnava
Date of start of the outbreak 25/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (14/03/2017)
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 One mute swan found dead on the pond in the Okoc municipality.
Outbreak 11 Hamuliakovo, Senec, Bratislava
Date of start of the outbreak 25/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (21/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population One greylag goose found dead in the water work Gabcikovo near Hamuliakovo municipality.
Outbreak 12 Bojnice, Prievidza, Trencin
Date of start of the outbreak 25/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (30/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population One mallard found dead in the moat of Bojnice castle in town Bojnice.
Outbreak 13 Piestany, Piestany, Trnava
Date of start of the outbreak 26/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (06/03/2017)
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 One mute swan found dead in the river Vah near Piestany.
Outbreak 14 Cergov, Komarno, Nitra
Date of start of the outbreak 27/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (10/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 50 50 0 0
Affected population 50 mute swans were found dead in canal Cergov between Kolarovo and Komarno municipalities.
Outbreak 15 Teplicka nad Vahom, Zilina, Zilina
Date of start of the outbreak 27/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (07/06/2017)
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 One mute swan found dead in a small lake in ecocorridor in Teplicka nad Vahom municipality.
Outbreak 16 Senec, Senec, Bratislava
Date of start of the outbreak 28/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (21/03/2017)
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 One mute swan found dead in a lake in Senec municipality.
Outbreak 17 Lucenec, Lucenec, Banska Bystrica
Date of start of the outbreak 28/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (13/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 2 2 0 0
Affected population Two young mute swans were found dead in a small lake located in the municipal park of Lucenec municipality.
Outbreak 18 Zilina, Zilina, Zilina
Date of start of the outbreak 29/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (22/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population One mallard found dead in a water canal near waterwork Zilina.
Outbreak 19 Samorin, Dunajska Streda, Trnava
Date of start of the outbreak 30/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (04/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population One mallard found dead in a hippodrome in Samorin municipality.
Outbreak 20 Velke Kosihy, Komarno, Nitra
Date of start of the outbreak 31/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (10/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population One greylag goose found dead in the Danube river near Velke Kosihy municipality.
Outbreak 21 Lucenec, Lucenec, Banska Bystrica
Date of start of the outbreak 01/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (13/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population One mute swan found dead in a small lake located in the municipal park of Lucenec munucipality.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 21
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 12 94 94 1 0
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 3 3 0 0
Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(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% **
Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(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
  • Contact with wild species
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 in Zvolen (National laboratory) Greylag Goose polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 27/01/2017 Positive
Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Greylag Goose polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 30/01/2017 Positive
Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Greylag Goose polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 03/02/2017 Positive
Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Mallard polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 30/01/2017 Positive
Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Mallard polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 01/02/2017 Positive
Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Mallard polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 02/02/2017 Positive
Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Mute Swan polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 24/01/2017 Positive
Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Mute Swan polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 27/01/2017 Positive
Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Mute Swan polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 30/01/2017 Positive
Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Mute Swan polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 01/02/2017 Positive
Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Mute Swan polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 02/02/2017 Positive
Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Mute Swan polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 03/02/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations