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5 Dec 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Iran [two #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Dec. 5 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Iran [two #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry epizootics in Iran.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Iran

Information received on 04/12/2016 from Dr Mehdi Khalaj, Head of IVO, Iran Veterinary Organization (IVO), Iran Veterinary Organization, Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture, Tehran, Iran

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 2
    • Date of start of the event 14/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 19/11/2016
    • Report date 03/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 04/12/2016
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to the whole country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (21/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (26/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (03/12/2016)
  • New outbreaks (2)
    • Outbreak 1 - Toyurparvaran Eram, Amirabad Tavanbakhshi, Malard, TEHRAN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 28/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Resolved (01/12/2016)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 218987 – 32030 – 398 – 218589 – 0
          • Affected population commercial layers
    • Outbreak 2 - Damanabi Farm, Mahdasht, Karaj, TEHRAN
      • Date of start of the outbreak 28/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Resolved (01/12/2016)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 30995 – 9000 – 750 – 30245 – 0
          • Affected population commercial layers
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 2
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 249982 – 41030 – 1148 – 248834 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 16.41% - 0.46% - 2.80% - 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
  • Epidemiological comments
    • 1- These two new outbreaks were detected under the ongoing Avian influenza surveillance program.
    • 2- A post outbreak investigation to trace the source of infection is ongoing to detect the probable spread and circulation of this sub-type.
    • 3- Active surveillance is ongoing.
    • 4- Epidemiological investigation is ongoing and as preemptive control measures, 523.000 birds at farms located in a three-kilometer radius around the affected farms have been slaughtered following confirmed negative result for HPAI.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Quarantine
      • Stamping out
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Control of wildlife reservoirs
      • Zoning
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry; Iran.

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