Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Information received on 17/04/2019 from Dr Hiresh Rajan Bhowmik, Director General, Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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
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.