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Togo - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in birds on farm, Maritime Region (OIE, July 3, 2017)

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  • Togo - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in birds on farm, Maritime Region (OIE, July 3, 2017)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Togo
    Information received on 03/07/2017 from Dr Batawui Komla Batasse, Directeur de l'élevage et de la pêche, -, Ministère de l'Agriculture de l'Elevage et de la Pêche , Lomé, Togo
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 07/06/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 29/06/2017
    Report date 03/07/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 03/07/2017
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 07/11/2016
    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
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Maritime,Togo, VO, RÉGION MARITIME
    Date of start of the outbreak 07/06/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 35000 3600 3448 152 0
    Affected population Intensive layers farm. The farm is properly closed.
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 35000 3600 3448 152 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 10.29% 9.85% 95.78% 10.29%
    *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 Nothing to report.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Quarantine
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Disinfection
    • Slaughter
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • Screening
    • Traceability
    • Official destruction of animal products
    • Stamping out
    • Control of wildlife reservoirs
    • Zoning
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    Central veterinary laboratory of Lomé (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 29/06/2017 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=24198
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