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3 Oct 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Vietnam [one new #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, October 3 2016)

 

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

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype, new epizootic in Vietnam.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Vietnam

Information received on 02/10/2016 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 25/09/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 28/09/2016
    • Report date 02/10/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 02/10/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 23/05/2016
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1 - Khanh Binh Dong, Khanh Binh Dong, Tran Van Thoi, CA MAU
      • Date of start of the outbreak 25/09/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Backyard
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 800 – 500 – 300 – 500 – 0
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 800 – 500 – 300 – 500 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 62.50% - 37.50% - 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
      • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Stamping out
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type – Species – Test - Test date – Result
      • Regional Animal Health Office 7 (Regional Laboratory) – Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 28/09/2016 – 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; Vietnam.

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