Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Information received on 13/02/2017 from Dr Ljubomir Kalaba, Director, Veterinary Office, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 11/02/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 11/02/2017
Report date 13/02/2017
Date submitted to OIE 13/02/2017
Date event resolved 17/03/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 02/2006
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (15/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (20/03/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Tukovi, Prijedor
Date of start of the outbreak 11/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (17/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 148 99 49 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 148 ** 99 49 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 66.89% ** 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Movement control inside the country
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary Faculty, Sarajevo (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 11/02/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations