Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Spain
Information received on 03/03/2017 from Dr Valentín Almansa, Director General, Sanidad de la Produccion Agraria, Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación, Madrid, Spain
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 18/02/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 23/02/2017
Report date 03/03/2017
Date submitted to OIE 03/03/2017
Date event resolved 02/03/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (23/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (03/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (30/05/2017)
New outbreaks (9)
Outbreak 1 Bescano, Girona, Cataluna
Date of start of the outbreak 18/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 450 4 0 450 0
Affected population Contact farm. No signs.
Outbreak 2 Villalonga de Ter, Girona, Cataluna
Date of start of the outbreak 18/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 500 4 0 500 0
Affected population Contact farm. No signs.
Outbreak 3 La Cellera de Ter, Girona, Cataluna
Date of start of the outbreak 18/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 190 1 0 190 0
Affected population Contact farm. No signs.
Outbreak 4 Fontanilles, Girona, Cataluna
Date of start of the outbreak 18/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5603 3 0 5603 0
Affected population Contact farm. No signs.
Outbreak 5 Vilopriu, Girona, Cataluna
Date of start of the outbreak 18/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 177 2 0 177 0
Affected population Contact farm. No signs.
Outbreak 6 Sant Gregori, Girona, Cataluna
Date of start of the outbreak 18/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (02/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 380 9 0 380 0
Affected population In the protection zone of the index outbreak
Outbreak 7 SANT ANIOL DE FINESTRES, Girona, Cataluna
Date of start of the outbreak 18/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 400 0 0 0
Affected population Contact farm
Outbreak 8 Sant Gregori, Girona, Cataluna
Date of start of the outbreak 18/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (02/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2450 250 250 2200 0
Affected population In the protection zone of the index outbreak
Outbreak 9 Lliçà d’Amunt, Barcelona, Cataluna
Date of start of the outbreak 18/02/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (24/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 380 1 0 380 0
Affected population Contact farm. No signs.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 9
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10530 274 ** 250 9880 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 2.37% ** 96.20%
*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
  • Disinfection
  • Traceability
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Zoning
  • 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
Central Veterinary Laboratory, Algete (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 01/03/2017 Positive
Central Veterinary Laboratory, Algete (National laboratory) Birds virus sequencing 01/03/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations