Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Germany
Information received on 23/10/2017 from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, Ministerial Dirigentin and Chief Veterinary Officer , Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) , Bonn, Germany
Summary
Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
Date of start of the event 18/10/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 18/10/2017
Report date 23/10/2017
Date submitted to OIE 23/10/2017
Date event resolved 18/10/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 09/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to the whole country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (17-015-00805) Osterwald, Grafschaft Bentheim, Niedersachsen
Date of start of the outbreak 18/10/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (18/10/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(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
  • 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 (FLI) (National laboratory) Mallard real-time PCR 18/10/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations