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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Myanmar [a #poultry #outbreak] (#OIE, August 3 ‘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 03/08/2017 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    Follow-up report No. 1
    • Date of start of the event    16/07/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    23/07/2017
    • Report date    03/08/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    03/08/2017
    • 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
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 29    - 7    - 7    - 22    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 24.14%    - 24.14%    - 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 biosecurity, small holder illegal processing place near the farms.
    • Epidemiologically related group in time and place within the same town for Dawei outbreak.
    • Wild birds such as pigeons, sparrows, etc., are present in Mayangone outbreak zone.


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

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