Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Information received on 28/03/2017 from Dr Ljubomir Kalaba, Director, Veterinary Office, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 28/02/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 28/02/2017
Report date 28/03/2017
Date submitted to OIE 28/03/2017
Date event resolved 06/04/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 02/2006
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (02/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (28/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (11/04/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Hrasnica, Ilidza
Date of start of the outbreak 21/03/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (06/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 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
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
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Zoning
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Disinfection
  • Movement control inside the country
  • 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
Friedrich-Loeffler Institute (OIE Reference Laboratory) Mute Swan real-time PCR 20/03/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations