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30 Nov 2012

Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, India (OIE World Animal Health Information System, November 30 2012, edited)

[Source: OIE, full page: (LINK). Edited.]

Highly pathogenic avian influenza, India

Information received on 30/11/2012 from Mr Gokul Chandra Pati, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi, India

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 1
    • Date of start of the event 12/10/2012
    • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 22/10/2012
    • Report date 29/11/2012
    • Date submitted to OIE 30/11/2012
    • Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (26/10/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 1 (29/11/2012)
  • Outbreaks
    • There are no new outbreaks in this report
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments
    • Epidemiological investigation is ongoing.
    • Post-operation surveillance campaign is going on from 14 November 2012 in the 1 to 10 km radius zone.
    • Restocking will be applied in accordance with a specified protocol. 
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Stamping out
      • Quarantine
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
      • Dipping / Spraying
      • No vaccination
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.