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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Togo [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Jul 3 ‘17)


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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Togo

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Information received on 03/07/2017 from Dr Batawui Komla Batasse, Directeur de l'élevage et de la pêche, -, Ministère de l'Agriculture de l'Elevage et de la Pêche , Lomé, Togo

  • Summary
    • Report type  Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event  07/06/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event  29/06/2017
    • Report date  03/07/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE  03/07/2017
    • Reason for notification  Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence  07/11/2016
    • 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  a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location -   RÉGION MARITIME ( Maritime,Togo, VO )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Killed and disposed of -  Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  35000  -  3600  -  3448  -  152  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  10.29% -  9.85% -  95.78% -  10.29%
          • * 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
    • Nothing to report.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      •   Movement control inside the country
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Quarantine
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Disinfection
      • Slaughter
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • Screening
      • Traceability
      • Official destruction of animal products
      • Stamping out
      • Control of wildlife reservoirs
      • Zoning
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type -  Central veterinary laboratory of Lomé ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results:  Species -  Test -  Test date -  Result
        • Birds -  real-time PCR -  29/06/2017 -  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; Togo.

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