Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
Information received on 21/02/2018 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. 13
Date of start of the event 15/10/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 04/12/2015
Report date 21/02/2018
Date submitted to OIE 21/02/2018
Date event resolved 04/05/2018
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
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 (08/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (10/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (14/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (22/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (31/05/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (02/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (10/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 7 (27/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 8 (10/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 9 (03/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 10 (13/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 11 (17/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 12 (29/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 13 (21/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 14 (05/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 15 (09/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 16 (30/11/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (48) JOLIMETZ, JOLIMETZ, Nord
Date of start of the outbreak 15/02/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (19/03/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 600 0 600 0
Affected population Samples taken in the framework of the self-controls prior to exportation of breeding ducks to Switzerland. The presence of low pathogenic H5N2 virus was confirmed by the reference national laboratory on February 19th, 2018.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 600 ** 0 600 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
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Stamping out
  • Traceability
  • Screening
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations