Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Slovakia
Information received on 08/01/2021 from Dr Jozef Bires , Director & Chief Veterinary Officer , State Veterinary and Food Administration , Ministry of Agriculture, BRATISLAVA, Slovakia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 08/01/2021
Date of confirmation of the event 08/01/2021
Report date 08/01/2021
Date submitted to OIE 08/01/2021
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 04/05/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Košice, Košice, Kosice
Date of start of the outbreak 08/01/2021
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Zoo
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Muscovy Duck:Cairina moschata(Anatidae) 3 3 2 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Muscovy Duck:Cairina moschata(Anatidae) 3 3 2 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Muscovy Duck:Cairina moschata(Anatidae) 100.00% 66.67% 66.67% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • 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
State Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Muscovy Duck polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 08/01/2021 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations