Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
Australia
Information received on 15/12/2020 from Dr Mark Schipp, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, Australian Government, Canberra, Australia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 3 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 18/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 26/08/2020
Report date 14/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 15/12/2020
Date event resolved 21/09/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 27/06/2013
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H7N6
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (26/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (04/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (18/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (14/12/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments Decontamination has been completed. Surveillance is ongoing.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.