Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Poland
Information received on 07/02/2017 from Dr Krzysztof Jazdzewski, Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, General Veterinary Inspectorate, VARSOVIE, Poland
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 21
Date of start of the event 28/10/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 05/11/2016
Report date 07/02/2017
Date submitted to OIE 07/02/2017
Date event resolved 20/04/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (07/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (15/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (18/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (05/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (14/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (16/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (19/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 7 (22/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 8 (23/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 9 (27/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 10 (28/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 11 (09/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (12/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 13 (18/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 14 (18/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 15 (20/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 16 (25/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 17 (26/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 18 (31/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 19 (01/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 20 (03/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 21 (07/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 22 (08/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 23 (09/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 24 (14/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 25 (15/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 26 (16/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 27 (21/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 28 (23/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 29 (24/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 30 (01/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 31 (03/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 32 (06/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 33 (07/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 34 (08/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 35 (10/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 36 (15/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 37 (24/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 38 (29/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 39 (05/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 40 (12/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 41 (13/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 42 (20/04/2017)
New outbreaks (6)
Outbreak 1 Kaliszkowice Kaliskie, Mikstat, Ostrzeszowski, Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 01/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10962 1450 1450 9512 0
Outbreak 2 Boleslawiec, Mosina, Poznanski, Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 02/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (12/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 49635 1200 1200 48435 0
Outbreak 3 Chlewo, Grabow nad Prosna, Ostrzeszowski, Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 03/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (12/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 19815 882 882 18933 0
Outbreak 4 Sokolowice, Olesnica, Olesnicki, Dolnoslaskie
Date of start of the outbreak 03/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (20/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 93902 4000 4000 89902 0
Outbreak 5 Siennow, Zarzecze, Przeworski, Podkarpackie
Date of start of the outbreak 03/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (07/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 20 5 0 20 0
Outbreak 6 Tomaryny, Gietrzwald, Olsztynski (2814), Warminsko-Mazurskie
Date of start of the outbreak 03/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (28/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 15270 326 326 14944 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 6
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 189604 7863 7858 181746 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 4.15% 4.14% 99.94% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Infection through contact with an adjacent farm
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Zoning
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Stamping out
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Disinfection
  • Screening
  • 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 Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 02/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 03/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 03/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 03/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 04/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 04/02/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations