Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Information received on 06/02/2017 from Dr Samat Tyulegenov, Director General, RSE "National Reference Center for Veterinary", Ministry of Agriculture, ASTANA, Kazakhstan
Report type Follow-up report No. 2 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 16/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 19/01/2017
Report date 06/02/2017
Date submitted to OIE 06/02/2017
Date event resolved 06/02/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 05/2015
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (20/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (30/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (06/02/2017)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments According to the results of the laboratory studies performed by ARRIAH, samples of biological material are positive to highly pathogenic avian influenza of type A, subtype H5.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.