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H5N8 Mute Swan Evros River Delta - Greece

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Greece
 
Information received on 23/12/2016 from Mr Spiros Doudounakis, Director, Animal Health Directorate, Directorate General of Veterinary Services / Animal Health Directorare , Ministry of Rural Development and Food , ATHENS, Greece
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 14/12/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 19/12/2016
Report date 23/12/2016
Date submitted to OIE 23/12/2016
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Influenza A virus
Serotype H5N8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (AI/1/2016) Evros river delta, ANATOLIKI MAKEDONIA KAI THRAKI
Date of start of the outbreak 14/12/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)   1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)   1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*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
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Thessaloniki / Laboratory of Avian Pathology (National Reference Laboratory for AI) (National laboratory) Mute Swan polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 19/12/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations
 

http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wahid.php/Reviewreport/Review?page_refer=MapEventSummary&reportid=22014

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Outbreak report of Highly path. avian influenza (- -) in Greece
Date of start of the event 14/12/2016
Outbreak Status Continuing
Date of resolution of the outbreak  
Province ANATOLIKI MAKEDONIA KAI THRAKI
District  
Sub-district  
Epidemiological Unit Type Natural park
Location Evros river delta
Latitude 40.766786
Longitude 26.056178
Description of Affected Population  


Affected animals
Species At risk Cases Deaths Destroyed
Mute Swan   1 1 0
Total Animals 0 1 1 0

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