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11 Apr 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Bangladesh [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Apr. 11 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Bangladesh [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5 subtype, poultry epizootics in Bangladesh.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5, Bangladesh

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Information received on 11/04/2017 from Dr H.B.M Golam Mahmud, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Director, Livestock Research Institute, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Summary
    • Report type    Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event    14/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    01/02/2017
    • Report date    11/04/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    11/04/2017
    • Reason for notification    Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    04/02/2016
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype    H5
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed     - Slaughtered
        • House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae)  - 166    - 124    - 42 – … – …
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae)    - **    - **    - 74.70%    - **
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
          • **Not calculated because of missing information
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection   
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • The event started on 14 January, 2017. The outbreak has been resolved on 16 March 2017.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5 ; Wild Birds; Bangladesh.

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