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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Iran [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Apr. 24 ‘15)


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

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype, poultry epizootics in Iran.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Iran

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Information received on 22/04/2017 from Dr Mehdi Khalaj, Head of IVO, Iran Veterinary Organization (IVO), Iran Veterinary Organization, Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture, Tehran, Iran

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 15/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 16/01/2017
    • Report date 22/04/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 24/04/2017
    • Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 29/07/2015
    • 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  - MAZANDARAN ( Gilapey, Mahmoodabad, Mahmoodabad )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  230  -  39  -  10  -  220  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  16.96% -  4.35% -  25.64% -  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
    • 1 - The event was reported according to the Iran passive surveillance in place.
    • 2 - A post-outbreak investigation to trace the source of infection is ongoing to detect the probable spread and circulation of this subtype.
    • 3 - Active surveillance is ongoing.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Quarantine
      • Stamping out
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Control of wildlife reservoirs
      • Zoning
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type -  Central Veterinary Laboratory of Iran Veterinary Organization (CVL) ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results:  Species -  Test -  Test date -  Result
        • Birds -  real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) -  16/01/2017 -  Positive
    • Laboratory name and type -  Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute (IZS), Venezie (Italy) ( OIE Reference Laboratory )
      • Tests and results:  Species -  Test -  Test date -  Result
        • Birds -  gene sequencing -  18/04/2017 -  Positive
        • Birds -  real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) -  18/04/2017 -  Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
       

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

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