Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
Netherlands
Information received on 14/12/2020 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, The Hague, Netherlands
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 04/12/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 09/12/2020
Report date 14/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 14/12/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 08/03/2018
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (14/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (23/12/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Den Bommel, Zuid-Holland
Date of start of the outbreak 04/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 38677 0 38677 0
Affected population A 1 km restriction zone has been established on 10th of december 2020. There are no other premises in the 1 km zone. On 18th of December the National Reference Laboratory has determined the definitive serotype: LPAI H5N2
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 38677 ** 0 38677 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 0.00% ** 100.00%
*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
  • Screening
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Wageningen Bioveterinary Research Lelystad (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 09/12/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations