8/16/2013

Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Bhutan (OIE World Animal Health Information System, August 16 2013, edited)

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

Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Bhutan

Information received on 16/08/2013 from Dr Karma Dukpa, Director General, Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, THIMPHU, Bhutan 

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 10 (Final report)
    • Date of start of the event 30/12/2011
    • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 08/01/2012
    • Report date 15/08/2013
    • Date submitted to OIE 16/08/2013
    • Date event resolved 17/04/2013
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 25/03/2010
    • 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 (09/01/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 1 (17/01/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 2 (18/01/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 3 (01/03/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 4 (02/03/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 5 (09/03/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 6 (20/04/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 7 (25/10/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 8 (11/01/2013)
      • Follow-up report No. 9 (08/02/2013)
      • Follow-up report No. 10 (15/08/2013)
  • Outbreaks
    • There are no new outbreaks in this report
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Unknown or inconclusive
      • Illegal movement of animals
  • Epidemiological comments
    • No further cases of avian influenza were detected following active surveillance in the country.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Dipping / Spraying
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.

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