Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Serbia
Information received on 01/03/2017 from Dr Budimir Plavšić, Head, Animal Health Department Veterinary Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, Belgrade, Serbia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 20/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 25/01/2017
Report date 01/03/2017
Date submitted to OIE 01/03/2017
Date event resolved 12/04/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N5
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (01/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (12/04/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Botos-reka Tamis, Zrenjanin, Srednjebanatski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 20/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (12/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • 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 Specialist Institute, Kraljevo (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 25/01/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations