19 Nov 2012

Highly pathogenic avian influenza, Bangladesh (OIE World Animal Health Information System, November 19 2012, edited)

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

Highly pathogenic avian influenza, Bangladesh

Information received on 19/11/2012 from Dr Musaddique Hossain, Director (Animal Health & Administration), Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 40
    • Date of start of the event 05/02/2007
    • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 22/03/2007
    • Report date 19/11/2012
    • Date submitted to OIE 19/11/2012
    • 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 Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to the whole country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (30/03/2007)
      • Follow-up report No. 1 (30/04/2007)
      • Follow-up report No. 2 (24/05/2007)
      • Follow-up report No. 3 (08/07/2007)
      • Follow-up report No. 4 (17/12/2007)
      • Follow-up report No. 5 (16/03/2008)
      • Follow-up report No. 6 (24/04/2008)
      • Follow-up report No. 7 (11/06/2008)
      • Follow-up report No. 8 (20/11/2008)
      • Follow-up report No. 9 (17/12/2008)
      • Follow-up report No. 10 (06/01/2009)
      • Follow-up report No. 11 (22/01/2009)
      • Follow-up report No. 12 (29/01/2009)
      • Follow-up report No. 13 (03/02/2009)
      • Follow-up report No. 14 (10/02/2009)
      • Follow-up report No. 15 (26/02/2009)
      • Follow-up report No. 16 (12/03/2009)
      • Follow-up report No. 17 (13/04/2009)
      • Follow-up report No. 18 (17/06/2009)
      • Follow-up report No. 19 (14/07/2009)
      • Follow-up report No. 20 (20/09/2009)
      • Follow-up report No. 21 (20/01/2010)
      • Follow-up report No. 22 (31/01/2010)
      • Follow-up report No. 23 (02/03/2010)
      • Follow-up report No. 24 (25/04/2010)
      • Follow-up report No. 25 (17/06/2010)
      • Follow-up report No. 26 (10/01/2011)
      • Follow-up report No. 27 (03/02/2011)
      • Follow-up report No. 28 (13/02/2011)
      • Follow-up report No. 29 (24/02/2011)
      • Follow-up report No. 30 (06/03/2011)
      • Follow-up report No. 31 (24/03/2011)
      • Follow-up report No. 32 (21/04/2011)
      • Follow-up report No. 33 (12/05/2011)
      • Follow-up report No. 34 (07/07/2011)
      • Follow-up report No. 35 (08/09/2011)
      • Follow-up report No. 36 (21/12/2011)
      • Follow-up report No. 37 (15/01/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 38 (19/03/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 39 (22/04/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 40 (19/11/2012)
  • New outbreaks (1) 
    • Outbreak 1  - Brothers poultry farm, Pabur, Kapasia, Gazipur, DHAKA 
      • Date of start of the outbreak 23/10/2012
      • Outbreak status Resolved (23/10/2012)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds  - 4191 – 156 – 156 – 4035 – 0
        • Affected population A commercial poultry farm
  • Summary of outbreaks
    • Total outbreaks: 1
    • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
      • Birds – 4191 – 156 – 156 – 4035 – 0
    • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
      • Birds - 3.72% - 3.72% - 100.00% - 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
      • Stamping out
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
      • 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
      • Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute, Savar, Dhaka (National Reference Laboratory) (National laboratory) – Birds - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 24/10/2012 – Positive
      • Central Disease Investigation Laboratory, Dhaka (National laboratory) – Birds - rapid tests - 23/10/2012 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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