Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Hungary
Information received on 22/01/2020 from Dr Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 09/01/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 12/01/2020
Report date 22/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 22/01/2020
Date event resolved 31/01/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 24/04/2017
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 (13/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (22/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (28/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (05/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (21/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (27/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (02/03/2020)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Ács, Komarom-Esztergom
Date of start of the outbreak 10/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (31/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 20000 20000 0
Affected population 22 weeks old fattening turkeys
Outbreak 2 Ács, Komarom-Esztergom
Date of start of the outbreak 15/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (31/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 34000 34000 0
Affected population 16 weeks old fattening turkeys
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 54000 ** 54000 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** ** ** **
*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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Disinfection
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 14/01/2020 Positive
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 17/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations