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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #India [two #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, November 4 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #India [two #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, epizootics in poultry, India.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, India

Information received on 04/11/2016 from Mr Devendra Chaudhry, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 19/10/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 24/10/2016
    • Report date 04/11/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 04/11/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 05/09/2016
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks (2)
    • Outbreak 1 - Thakazhy, Thakazhy, Alappuzha, KERALA
      • Date of start of the outbreak 19/10/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 79918 – 100 – 100 – 14648 – …
    • Outbreak 2 - Ramankary, Ramankary, Alappuzha, KERALA
      • Date of start of the outbreak 23/10/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 77848 – 15 – 15 – 6483 – …
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 2
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 157766 – 115 – 115 – 21131 – …
      • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds - 0.07% - 0.07% - 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
  • Epidemiological comments
    • Control and containment operations are going on.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Quarantine
      • Stamping out
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • Dipping / Spraying
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type – Species – Test - Test date – Result
      • National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time PCR - 24/10/2016 – Positive
      • National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) – Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 24/10/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: India; Kerala; OIE; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry.

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