Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
Italy
Information received on 22/06/2020 from Dr Silvio Borrello, Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Safety and Collegial Bodies for Health Protection, Ministère de la Santé, Department for Veterinary Public Health, Rome, Italy
Summary
Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
Date of start of the event 16/04/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 18/04/2020
Report date 22/06/2020
Date submitted to OIE 22/06/2020
Date event resolved 24/04/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 02/08/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H7N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 (LPAI 1_2020_TV1) Ormelle, TREVISO, Veneto
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (24/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7150 7150 0 7150 0
Affected population The positivity regards a commercial farm of turkeys, located in the municipality of Ormelle, Province of Treviso.
Outbreak 2 (LPAI 1_2020_TV2) Ormelle, TREVISO, Veneto
Date of start of the outbreak 16/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (24/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 7150 7150 0 7150 0
Affected population The positivity regards a commercial farm of turkeys, located in the municipality of Ormelle, Province of Treviso.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 14300 14300 0 14300 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 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
  • Disinfection
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Traceability
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute (IZS), Venezie - Padova (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 18/04/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations