Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Cambodia [a #poultry #outbreak].
Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype, poultry epizootics in Cambodia.
Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Cambodia
Information received on 31/01/2017 from Dr Sen Sovann, OIE Delegate/Deputy Secretary General , Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries , Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries , Phnom Penh, Cambodia
- Report type Immediate notification
- Date of start of the event 25/01/2017
- Date of confirmation of the event 27/01/2017
- Report date 31/01/2017
- Date submitted to OIE 31/01/2017
- Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
- Date of previous occurrence 12/05/2016
- Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
- Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
- Serotype H5N1
- Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
- This event pertains to the whole country
- New outbreaks
- Summary of outbreaks
- Total outbreaks: 1
- Outbreak Location - SVAY RIENG ( Bayarb, Basak, Svay Chrum )
- Total animals affected: Species - Susceptible - Cases - Deaths - Destroyed - Slaughtered
- Birds - 390 - 68 - 68 - 322 - 0
- Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
- Birds - 17.44% - 17.44% - 100.00% - 100.00%
- * Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter;
- Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
- Unknown or inconclusive
- Epidemiological comments
- On 25 January 2017 after having received a report from a poultry owner declaring that the poultry was sick and dead, National Animal Health and Production Research Institute (NAHPRI) and Provincial Veterinary teams go to the village to investigate and take samples.
- At the time, three local chicken samples were taken and sent to the NAHPRI for diagnosis.
- The sample test result confirmed positive for H5N1.
Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N1 ; Poultry; Cambodia.