Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Poland
Information received on 07/01/2020 from Dr Bogdan Konopka, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, General Veterinary Inspectorate, Warszaw, Poland
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 30/12/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 31/12/2019
Report date 07/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 07/01/2020
Date event resolved 08/02/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 20/04/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (02/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (07/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (23/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (13/05/2020)
New outbreaks (7)
Outbreak 1 (2019/2) Stary Uscimow, Uscimow, Lubartowski (0608) , Lubelskie
Date of start of the outbreak 31/12/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (08/02/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9500 3000 120 9380 0
Outbreak 2 (2019/3) Stary Uscimow, Uscimow , Lubartowski (0608) , Lubelskie
Date of start of the outbreak 31/12/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (08/02/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 20600 18900 18900 1700 0
Outbreak 3 (2020/1) Stary Uscimow, Uscimow , Lubartowski (0608) , Lubelskie
Date of start of the outbreak 01/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (08/02/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 12960 500 500 12460 0
Outbreak 4 (2020/4) Olchowiec Kolonia, Zolkiewka, Krasnostawski (0606) , Lubelskie
Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (08/02/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 43 10 7 36 0
Outbreak 5 (2020/5) Stary Uscimow, Uscimow, Lubartowski (0608) , Lubelskie
Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (08/02/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 13186 2500 1550 11636 0
Outbreak 6 (2020/3) Wolka Orlowska, Izbica, Krasnostawski (0606), Lubelskie
Date of start of the outbreak 03/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (08/02/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 36 19 1 35 0
Outbreak 7 (2020/6) Drozdowka, Uscimow , Lubartowski (0608) , Lubelskie
Date of start of the outbreak 04/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (08/02/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 24000 20 20 23980 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 7
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 80325 24949 21098 59227 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 31.06% 26.27% 84.56% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • 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 Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 02/01/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 03/01/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 04/01/2020 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 05/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations