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19 Dec 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Nigeria [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Dec. 19 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Nigeria [a #poultry #outbreak].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Nigeria

Information received on 17/12/2016 from Dr Gideon Mbursa Mshelbwala, Director, Veterinary Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, ABUJA, Nigeria

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 19/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 16/12/2016
    • Report date 17/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 17/12/2016
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1 - Danbare, Kumbotso, KANO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 19/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Resolved (17/12/2016)
      • Epidemiological unit Not applicable
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 250 – 15 – 15 – 235 – 0
          • Affected population: Mix birds species in free range: guinea fowls, turkeys and pigeons.
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 250 – 15 – 15 – 235 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 6.00% - 6.00% - 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
      • Introduction of new live animals
  • Epidemiological comments
    • The owner purchased birds from a local market.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Quarantine
      • Stamping out
      • Official destruction of animal products
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • 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 (Regional Reference Laboratory) – Birds - real-time PCR - 16/12/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry; Nigeria.

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