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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Laos [Five #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, August 11 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Laos [Five #poultry #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Laos

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Information received on 10/08/2017 from Dr Somphanh Chanphengxay, Director General, Department of Livestock and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Vientiane, Laos

  • Summary
    • Report type  Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event  02/07/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event  12/07/2017
    • Report date  10/08/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE  10/08/2017
    • Reason for notification  Recurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence  26/10/2016
    • Manifestation of disease  Clinical disease
    • Causal agent  Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype  H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis  Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to  a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 5
        • Outbreak Location: 
          • XAYSOMBOUN SPECIAL REGION ( Phiengta, Thathome Nasong, Thathome Pu, Thathome Hadsamkhone, Thathome )
          • CHAMPASAK ( Donglankham, Sanasomboun )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Killed and disposed of – Slaughtered
        • Birds  -  19336  -  14495  -  14495  -  4841  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds -  74.96% -  74.96% -  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
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Stamping out
      • Disinfection
      • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type -  National Animal Health Laboratory ( National laboratory )
      • Tests and results:  Species -  Test -  Test date -  Result
        • Birds -  real-time PCR -  12/07/2017 -  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; Laos.

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