Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Slovenia
Information received on 16/12/2020 from Dr Breda Hrovatin, Head, Animal Health and Animal Welfare Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 17/11/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 23/11/2020
Report date 15/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 16/12/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 25/04/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (26/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (07/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (15/12/2020)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Ljubljana, Ljubljana
Date of start of the outbreak 09/12/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (10/12/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population A mute swan (Cygnus olor) was found dead near a pond in the municipality of Ljubljana.
Outbreak 2 Ljubljana, Ljubljana
Date of start of the outbreak 10/12/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (11/12/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 1 0 1 0
Affected population A mute swan (Cygnus olor) with clinical signs was found at the pond in the municipality of Ljubljana. Later it was euthanized.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) 2 1 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) ** ** 50.00% **
*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
  • 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
National veterinary institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time PCR 10/12/2020 Positive
National veterinary institute (National laboratory) Mute Swan real-time PCR 11/12/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations