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Bangladesh - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 in crows in Jashore, Khulna, resolved 01-15-2019 (OIE, April 17, 2019)

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  • Bangladesh - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 in crows in Jashore, Khulna, resolved 01-15-2019 (OIE, April 17, 2019)

    Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
    Bangladesh
    Information received on 17/04/2019 from Dr Hiresh Rajan Bhowmik, Director General, Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
    Date of start of the event 15/12/2018
    Date of confirmation of the event 11/04/2019
    Report date 17/04/2019
    Date submitted to OIE 17/04/2019
    Date event resolved 15/01/2019
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 27/03/2018
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    Serotype H5
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Noapara, Abhaynagar, Jashore, Khulna
    Date of start of the outbreak 15/12/2018
    Outbreak status Resolved (15/01/2019)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 31 31 0 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 31 31 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) ** ** 100.00% **
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    **Not calculated because of missing information
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments The event is resolved.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • 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 Species Test Test date Result
    Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (OIE Reference Laboratory) House Crow real-time PCR 11/04/2019 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
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    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=30195
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