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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Myanmar [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, Jul 25 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Myanmar [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype, poultry epizootics in Myanmar.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Myanmar

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Information received on 25/07/2017 from Dr Ye Tun Win, Chief Veterinary Officer Director General, Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

  • Summary
    • Report type  Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event  16/07/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event  23/07/2017
    • Report date  25/07/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE  25/07/2017
    • Reason for notification  Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence  06/04/2016
    • Manifestation of disease  Clinical disease
    • Causal agent  Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype  H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis  Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to  a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  -   Tanintharyi Region ( We kyun htein thit, Dawei, Dawei )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  5000  -  3194  -  3194  -  1806  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  63.88% -  63.88% -  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
  • Epidemiological comments
    • Lack of bio security of the farm and a small holder has an illegal processing place located in front of the farm.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Quarantine
      • Stamping out
      • Zoning
      • Disinfection
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type -  Yangon Diagnostic Laboratory ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results:  Species -  Test -  Test date -  Result
        • Birds -  rapid tests -  23/07/2017 -  Positive
        • Birds -  real-time PCR -  23/07/2017 -  Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
       

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

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