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21 Nov 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Nigeria [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, November 21 2016)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Nigeria [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype, enzootic in poultry, Nigeria.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Nigeria

Information received on 21/11/2016 from Dr Gideon Mbursa Mshelbwala, Director, Veterinary Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, ABUJA, Nigeria

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 44
    • Date of start of the event 24/12/2014
    • Date of confirmation of the event 08/01/2015
    • Report date 21/11/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 21/11/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 09/2007
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (16/01/2015) / Follow-up report No. 1 (19/01/2015) / Follow-up report No. 2 (26/01/2015) / Follow-up report No. 3 (18/02/2015) / Follow-up report No. 4 (02/03/2015) / Follow-up report No. 5 (03/05/2015) / Follow-up report No. 6 (13/05/2015) / Follow-up report No. 7 (16/07/2015) / Follow-up report No. 8 (29/07/2015) / Follow-up report No. 9 (04/08/2015) / Follow-up report No. 10 (11/08/2015) / Follow-up report No. 11 (17/08/2015) / Follow-up report No. 12 (03/09/2015) / Follow-up report No. 13 (08/09/2015) / Follow-up report No. 14 (14/09/2015) / Follow-up report No. 15 (21/09/2015) / Follow-up report No. 16 (22/09/2015) / Follow-up report No. 17 (23/09/2015) / Follow-up report No. 18 (28/09/2015) / Follow-up report No. 19 (06/10/2015) / Follow-up report No. 20 (15/10/2015) / Follow-up report No. 21 (19/10/2015) / Follow-up report No. 22 (27/10/2015) / Follow-up report No. 23 (29/10/2015) / Follow-up report No. 24 (16/11/2015) / Follow-up report No. 25 (19/11/2015) / Follow-up report No. 26 (24/11/2015) / Follow-up report No. 27 (15/12/2015) / Follow-up report No. 28 (02/01/2016) / Follow-up report No. 29 (05/01/2016) / Follow-up report No. 30 (11/01/2016) / Follow-up report No. 31 (13/01/2016) / Follow-up report No. 32 (19/01/2016) / Follow-up report No. 33 (21/01/2016) / Follow-up report No. 34 (18/03/2016) / Follow-up report No. 35 (29/03/2016) / Follow-up report No. 36 (28/06/2016) / Follow-up report No. 37 (03/08/2016) / Follow-up report No. 38 (27/09/2016) / Follow-up report No. 39 (04/10/2016) / Follow-up report No. 40 (21/10/2016) / Follow-up report No. 41 (01/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 42 (09/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 43 (17/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 44 (21/11/2016)
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1 - Ikwere, Ikwere, RIVERS
      • Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Resolved (19/11/2016)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 800 – 54 – 54 – 746 – 0
          • Affected population 38 weeks old layers
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 800 – 54 – 54 – 746 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 6.75% - 6.75% - 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
  • Epidemiological comments
    • Poor farm biosecurity
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Quarantine
      • Stamping out
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • 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
      • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) – Birds - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 17/11/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N1; Avian Influenza; Poultry; Nigeria.

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