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14 Oct 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Laos [one new #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, October 14 2016)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Laos [one new #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype; new epizootic in Laos.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Laos

Information received on 14/10/2016 from Dr Somphanh Chanphengxay, Director General, Department of Livestock and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Vientiane, Laos

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 28/09/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 05/10/2016
    • Report date 14/10/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 14/10/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 2015
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - LUANGPRABANG ( Viengsavanh, LuangPrabang )
          • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
            • Birds  - 150  - 47  - 47  - 103  - 0
          • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality  rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
            • Birds - 31.33% - 31.33% - 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
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Dipping / Spraying
      • Quarantine
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Modified stamping out
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type - National Animal Health Centre ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results: Species – Test - Test date – Result
        • Birds - real-time PCR - 05/10/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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

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