Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Croatia
Information received on 16/02/2017 from Dr Damir Agičić, Assistant to Minister, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary and Food Safety Directorate, CRO Ministry of Agriculture, ZAGREB, Croatia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 27/12/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 03/01/2017
Report date 16/02/2017
Date submitted to OIE 16/02/2017
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (05/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (15/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (16/02/2017)
New outbreaks (4)
Outbreak 1 Mlaka Antinska 3, Mlaka Antinska 3, Tordinci, VUKOVARSKO-SRIJEMSKA
Date of start of the outbreak 10/02/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 34 10 0 34 0
Affected population Disease is confirmed on the neighbouring holding.
Outbreak 2 Mlaka Antinska 4, Mlaka Antinska 4, Tordinci, VUKOVARSKO-SRIJEMSKA
Date of start of the outbreak 10/02/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 28 20 0 28 0
Affected population Disease is confirmed on the neighbouring holding.
Outbreak 3 Mlaka Antinska 5, Mlaka Antinska 5, Tordinci, VUKOVARSKO-SRIJEMSKA
Date of start of the outbreak 10/02/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 30 15 0 30 0
Affected population Disease is confirmed on the neighbouring holding.
Outbreak 4 Mlaka Antinska 2, Mlaka Antinska 2, Tordinci, VUKOVARSKO-SRIJEMSKA
Date of start of the outbreak 10/02/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 11 7 0 11 0
Affected population Disease is confirmed on the neighbouring holding.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 103 52 0 103 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 50.49% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • 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
Croatian Veterinary Institute, Poultry Centre (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 14/02/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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