Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Poland
Information received on 03/03/2017 from Dr Pawel Niemczuk, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, POL Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, VARSOVIE, Poland
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 31
Date of start of the event 28/10/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 05/11/2016
Report date 03/03/2017
Date submitted to OIE 03/03/2017
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 (9)
Outbreak 1 Gdynia, Gdynia, m. Gdynia (2262), Pomorskie
Date of start of the outbreak 18/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (03/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 2 Strzelce Krajenskie, Strzelce Krajenskie, Strzelecko-drezdenecki (0806), Lubuskie
Date of start of the outbreak 20/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (03/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 3 Slesin, Slesin, Koninski (3010), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 21/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (03/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 4 Jelenia Gora, Jelenia Gora, m. Jelenia Gora (0261), Dolnoslaskie
Date of start of the outbreak 22/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (03/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 3 3 0 0
Outbreak 5 Gdansk, Gdansk, m. Gdansk (2261), Pomorskie
Date of start of the outbreak 23/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (03/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 2 2 0 0
Outbreak 6 Waly, Brzeg Dolny, Wolowski (0222), Dolnoslaskie
Date of start of the outbreak 23/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (03/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 2 2 0 0
Outbreak 7 Wagrowiec, Wagrowiec, Wagrowiecki (3028), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 23/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (03/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 8 Gdansk, Gdansk, m. Gdansk (2261), Pomorskie
Date of start of the outbreak 25/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (03/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 2 2 0 0
Outbreak 9 Torun, Torun, m. Torun (0463), Kujawsko-Pomorskie
Date of start of the outbreak 27/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (03/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
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: 9
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) 1 1 0 0
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 13 13 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Herring Gull:Larus argentatus(Laridae) ** ** 100.00% **
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
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • 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) Herring Gull real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 27/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 22/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 24/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 24/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 27/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 27/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 28/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 28/02/2017 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 28/02/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations