Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
Information received on 28/03/2017 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Alimentation, Paris, France
Report type Follow-up report No. 11
Date of start of the event 06/12/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 08/12/2016
Report date 28/03/2017
Date submitted to OIE 28/03/2017
Date event resolved 27/04/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (09/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (20/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (21/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (23/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (26/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (10/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 7 (27/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 8 (03/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 9 (17/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 10 (17/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (28/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (03/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 13 (02/02/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (25) SOUPROSSE, SOUPROSSE, Landes
Date of start of the outbreak 09/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (09/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Affected population Samples taken in the framework of the depopulation of the palmipeds in the zone non stabilized. The national reference laboratory identified the H5 virus, N absent.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds **
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** ** ** **
*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
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments A regulated zone of a one-kilometer radius was implemented around the outbreak.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Disinfection
  • Traceability
  • Stamping out
  • 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 Reference Laboratory, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds nucleotide sequencing 17/03/2017 Positive
National Reference Laboratory, Ploufragan (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 17/03/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations