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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Philippines [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, August 11 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Philippines [a #poultry #outbreak].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5Nx subtype, poultry epizootics in the Philippines.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5, Philippines

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Information received on 11/08/2017 from Dr Enrico Garzon, Assistant Secretary for Livestock, Bureau of Animal Industry, DGA openRR, Quezon City, Philippines

  • Summary
    • Report type  Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event  24/07/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event  07/08/2017
    • Report date  11/08/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE  11/08/2017
    • Reason for notification  First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent  Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype  H5
    • Nature of diagnosis  Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to  a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  -   PAMPANGA ( San Luis, San Carlos, San Luis )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  190000  -  36485  -  36485  -  0  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  19.20% -  19.20% -  100.00% -  19.20%
          • * 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
      • Quarantine
      • Zoning
      • Disinfection
      • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Screening
      • Traceability
      • Official destruction of animal products
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Stamping out
      • Control of wildlife reservoirs
      • Selective killing and disposal
      • Process to inactivate the pathogenic agent in products or by-products
      • Slaughter
      • Ante and post-mortem inspections
    • Diagnostic test results
      • Laboratory name and type -  Animal Disease Diagnostic Reference Laboratory ( National laboratory )
        • Tests and results -  Species -  Test -  Test date -  Result
          • Birds -  real-time PCR -  07/08/2017 -  Positive
    • Future Reporting
      • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5Nx ; Poultry; Philippines.

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