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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Vietnam [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Jul 12 ‘17)


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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Vietnam

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Information received on 11/07/2017 from Dr Dong Pham Van, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hanoï, Vietnam

  • Summary
    • Report type  Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event  04/07/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event  06/07/2017
    • Report date  11/07/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE  12/07/2017
    • Reason for notification  Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence  26/05/2017
    • Manifestation of disease  Clinical disease
    • Causal agent  Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype  H5N1
    • ù Nature of diagnosis  Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to  the whole country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location -   HA NAM ( Liem Thuan, Liem Thuan, Thanh Liem )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Killed and disposed of -  Slaughtered
        • Birds -  1135  -  500 -  300  -  835 -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  44.05% -  26.43% -  60.00% -  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
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Stamping out
      • Disinfection
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type -  National Center for Veterinary Diagnosis ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results:  Species -  Test -  Test date -  Result
        • Birds -  real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) -  06/07/2017 -  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; Vietnam.

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