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Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, #China [Two new #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N6 subtype, epizootics in poultry, China.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6, China (People's Rep. of)

Information received on 09/10/2016 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 17
    • Date of start of the event 23/08/2014
    • Date of confirmation of the event 01/09/2014
    • Report date 08/10/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 09/10/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 04/05/2014
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N6
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (01/09/2014) / Follow-up report No. 1 (04/09/2014) / Follow-up report No. 2 (24/10/2014) / Follow-up report No. 3 (23/01/2015) / Follow-up report No. 4 (28/01/2015) / Follow-up report No. 5 (06/02/2015) / Follow-up report No. 6 (01/04/2015) / Follow-up report No. 7 (03/04/2015) / Follow-up report No. 8 (25/05/2015) / Follow-up report No. 9 (14/08/2015) / Follow-up report No. 10 (11/12/2015) / Follow-up report No. 11 (18/01/2016) / Follow-up report No. 12 (22/01/2016) / Follow-up report No. 13 (29/02/2016) / Follow-up report No. 14 (11/03/2016) / Follow-up report No. 15 (20/06/2016) / Follow-up report No. 16 (31/08/2016) / Follow-up report No. 17 (08/10/2016)
  • New outbreaks (2)
    • Outbreak 1 - Farm, Jinchuan District, Jinchang City, GANSU
      • Date of start of the outbreak 02/10/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 95172 – 30000 – 18000 – 77172 – 0
    • Outbreak 2 - Farm, Xiaochang Country, Xiaogan City, HUBEI
      • Date of start of the outbreak - 02/10/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 6100 – 4338 – 3934 – 2166 – 0
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 2
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 101272 – 34338 – 21934 – 79338 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate – Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 33.91% - 21.66% - 63.88% - 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
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Modified stamping out
      • Zoning
      • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type – Species – Test - Test date – Result
      • Harbin Veterinary Research Institute (OIE Reference Laboratory) – Birds - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 08/10/2016 – Positive
      • Harbin Veterinary Research Institute (OIE Reference Laboratory) – Birds - virus isolation - 08/10/2016 – Positive
      • Harbin Veterinary Research Institute (OIE Reference Laboratory) – Birds - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 08/10/2016 – Positive
      • Harbin Veterinary Research Institute (OIE Reference Laboratory) – Birds - virus isolation - 08/10/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N6; Avian Influenza; Poultry; China; Gansu; Hubei.

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