Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Ukraine
Information received on 20/01/2020 from Dr Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head , Department for Food Safety and Veterinary Medicine, State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, KYIV, Ukraine
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 18/01/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 19/01/2020
Report date 20/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 20/01/2020
Date event resolved 04/03/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 17/03/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (20/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (14/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (04/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (18/05/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Buhakiv, Nemyriv, Vinnitsa
Date of start of the outbreak 18/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 116544 7856 7856 108688 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 116544 7856 7856 108688 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 6.74% 6.74% 100.00% 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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Stamping out
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
State Scientific and Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 19/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations