Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
Information received on 02/10/2014 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, The Hague, Netherlands
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 12/03/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 13/03/2014
Report date 02/10/2014
Date submitted to OIE 02/10/2014
Date event resolved 10/06/2014
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 06/2013
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N2
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (14/03/2014)
Follow-up report No. 1 (02/10/2014)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments The definite cleansing and disinfection was carried out on 10 June 2014. On 10 September 2014, all measures were lifted. The event is resolved. According to Article 10.4.3. of the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code (2014), Netherlands officially declares having regained its notifiable avian influenza free status as of 10 September 2014. Note by the OIE Animal Health Information Department: H5 and H7 avian influenza in its low pathogenic form in poultry is a notifiable disease as per Chapter 10.4. on avian influenza of the Terrestrial Animal Health Code (2014).
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • 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.