Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Burkina Faso
Information received on 30/04/2015 from Dr Lassina Ouattara, Directeur Général, Services Vétérinaires, Ministère des Ressources Animales et Halieutiques, OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 10/02/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 31/03/2015
Report date 29/04/2015
Date submitted to OIE 30/04/2015
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 22/05/2006
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (01/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (17/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (29/04/2015)
New outbreaks (7)
Outbreak 1 Polesgo, Ouagadougou, KADIOGO
Date of start of the outbreak 19/04/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 1020 872 872 0 148
Outbreak 2 Tampouy, Commune de Ouagadougou, KADIOGO
Date of start of the outbreak 19/04/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 140 120 120 0 20
Outbreak 3 Bilgo, Commune de Ouagadougou, KADIOGO
Date of start of the outbreak 19/04/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 15600 14267 14267 0 1333
Affected population A modern farm with cockerels
Outbreak 4 Waffé Ouidi, Saponé, BAZEGA
Date of start of the outbreak 19/04/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 400 231 231 0 169
Affected population A modern farm
Outbreak 5 Loropeni, Loropeni, PONI
Date of start of the outbreak 19/04/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 510 128 128 0 382
Outbreak 6 Yimdi, Commune de Ouagadougou, KADIOGO
Date of start of the outbreak 19/04/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 194 9 9 0 185
Outbreak 7 Songdin, Arrondissement 4 Ouagadougou, KADIOGO
Date of start of the outbreak 19/04/2015
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 400 382 382 0 18
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 7
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 18264 16009 16009 0 2255
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 87.65% 87.65% 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 - Orders at province level declaring the infection. - Identification of farms in the outbreak area. - Identification of poultry in the outbreaks. - Stamping out of poultry in the outbreaks. - Disinfection of premises. - Movement restrictions. - Strengthening epidemiological surveillance. - Sampling for detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
  • Modified stamping out
  • No vaccination
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
National Livestock Laboratory (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 02/04/2015 Positive
National Livestock Laboratory (National laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 10/04/2015 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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