Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
Information received on 16/10/2017 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, The Hague, Netherlands
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 11/10/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 13/10/2017
Report date 16/10/2017
Date submitted to OIE 16/10/2017
Date event resolved 08/03/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/01/2017
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N2
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (16/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (07/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (28/03/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (LPAI 2017/01) Sint Philipsland, Zeeland
Date of start of the outbreak 11/10/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (08/03/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 41504 0 41504 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 41504 ** 0 41504 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 0.00% ** 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
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments A 1 km restriction zone has been established on 13 October 2017. There are no other premises in the 1 km zone.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Zoning
  • Stamping out
  • Screening
  • 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
Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 13/10/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations