Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Russia
Information received on 03/11/2020 from Dr Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance , Ministry of Agriculture, Moscou, Russia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
Date of start of the event 13/09/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 13/09/2020
Report date 03/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 03/11/2020
Date event resolved 14/10/2020
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N5
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Bogodukhovka, Pavlogradsky, Omskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 13/09/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (14/10/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 141 58 58 83 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 141 58 58 83 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 41.13% 41.13% 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
Epidemiological comments OIE World Animal Health Information and Analysis Department comment: Outbreak originally was notified in the follow-up report No 4 (OIE reference 35794) of the event that started on 11/08/2020, serotype H5N8. After N5 was identified, the outbreak was moved into this immediate notification.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • 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
Omskaya Veterinary Laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 15/09/2020 Positive
Federal Centre for Animal Health (ARRIAH) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 18/09/2020 Positive
Federal Centre for Animal Health (ARRIAH) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds virus sequencing 30/10/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations