Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Romania
Information received on 03/03/2017 from Dr. Marius Grigore, Director, Head of Unit Animal Health Department General Sanitary Veterinary Directorate, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 21
Date of start of the event 22/11/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 24/11/2016
Report date 03/03/2017
Date submitted to OIE 03/03/2017
Date event resolved 27/04/2017
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 (29/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (05/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (13/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (20/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (21/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (09/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 6 (10/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 7 (12/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 8 (19/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 9 (27/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 10 (31/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (01/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (06/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 13 (07/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 14 (13/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 15 (16/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 16 (17/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 17 (22/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 18 (23/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 19 (27/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 20 (28/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 21 (03/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 22 (06/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 23 (07/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 24 (09/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 25 (10/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 26 (16/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 27 (21/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 28 (03/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 29 (12/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 30 (18/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 31 (27/04/2017)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Husnicioara, Mehedinti
Date of start of the outbreak 15/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (27/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Tundra Swan:Cygnus columbianus(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 2 Harbour zone Constanta, Constanta, Constanta
Date of start of the outbreak 20/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (27/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Tundra Swan:Cygnus columbianus(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Tundra Swan:Cygnus columbianus(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • 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
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Tundra Swan reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 28/02/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations