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Equine influenza, Chile (OIE, January 13 2012): 1 New Outbreaks of Equine Influenza A not yet subtyped

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  • Equine influenza, Chile (OIE, January 13 2012): 1 New Outbreaks of Equine Influenza A not yet subtyped

    [Source: OIE, full PDF document: (LINK). Edited.]


    Equine influenza, Chile


    Information received on 12/01/2012 from Dr Oscar Videla Perez, Jefe División Protección Pecuaria, Servicio Agrícola y Ganadero (SAG), Ministerio de Agricultura, Santiago, Chile
    • Summary
      • Report type Immediate notification
      • Start date 21/12/2011
      • Date of first confirmation of the event 09/01/2012
      • Report date 12/01/2012
      • Date submitted to OIE 12/01/2012
      • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
      • Date of previous occurrence 01/08/2007
      • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      • Causal agent Influenza A virus
      • Serotype Pending
      • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
      • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • New outbreaks
      • Summary of outbreaks
        • Total outbreaks: 1
          • Location(s) - METRO. DE SANTIAGO (Colina)
            • Total animals affected: Species - Susceptible - Cases - Deaths - Destroyed - Slaughtered
              • Equidae - 5 - 2 - 0 - 0 - 0
            • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
              • Equidae - 40.00% - 0.00% - 0.00% - 0.00%
              • * 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
        • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
        • No treatment of affected animals
      • Measures to be applied
        • No other measures
    • Diagnostic test results
      • Laboratory name and type SAG Laboratory Lo Aguirre (National laboratory)
        • Tests and results: Species - Test - Test date - Result
          • Equidae - real-time PCR - 09/01/2012 - Positive
    • Future Reporting
      • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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