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  • Burkina Faso - 4 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in birds (OIE, May 09, 2015)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Burkina Faso
    Information received on 09/05/2015 from Dr Lassina Ouattara, Directeur Général, Services Vétérinaires, Ministère des Ressources Animales et Halieutiques, OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 3
    Date of start of the event 10/02/2015
    Date of confirmation of the event 31/03/2015
    Report date 09/05/2015
    Date submitted to OIE 09/05/2015
    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)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (09/05/2015)
    New outbreaks (4)
    Outbreak 1 Fanyan, Po, NAHOURI
    Date of start of the outbreak 01/03/2015
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Backyard
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 500 420 271 67 0
    Outbreak 2 Sector 9 Koudougou, Koudougou, BOULKIEMDE
    Date of start of the outbreak 20/03/2015
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 500 423 100 100 0
    Outbreak 3 Ward 5, Ouagadougou, KADIOGO
    Date of start of the outbreak 11/04/2015
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Backyard
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 204 105 20 43 0
    Outbreak 4 KOUBRI, KOUBRI, KADIOGO
    Date of start of the outbreak 15/04/2015
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 850 380 164 319 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 2054 1328 555 529 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 64.65% 27.02% 41.79% 52.78%
    *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.
    .../
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=17668
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