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  • Japan - Chicken cull under way in Miyagi and Chiba - HP H5N6 confirmed by OIE

    March 24, 2017
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    Meanwhile, the same virus was detected among 118 dead birds at a farm in the city of Asahi, Chiba Prefecture, during the same time. Prefectural authorities have begun culling about 68,000 chickens at the farm with SDF assistance.


    Both prefectures aim to complete the culling process by next Monday.

    https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20170324_21/

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Japan
    Information received on 24/03/2017 from Dr Kazuo Ito, Director, International Animal Health Affairs Office, Animal Health Division, Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tokyo, Japan
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 12
    Date of start of the event 28/11/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 28/11/2016
    Report date 23/03/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 24/03/2017
    Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 17/02/2015
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N6
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
    This event pertains to the whole country
    Related reports Immediate notification (29/11/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (05/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (19/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (26/12/2016)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (10/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (16/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (25/01/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (01/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (10/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (23/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (02/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 11 (16/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 12 (23/03/2017)
    New outbreaks (2)
    Outbreak 1 Kurihara-shi, MIYAGI
    Date of start of the outbreak 23/03/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 220000 45 45 0
    Affected population Poultry (layers)
    Outbreak 2 Asahi-shi, CHIBA
    Date of start of the outbreak 23/03/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 68000 26 26 0
    Affected population Poultry (layers)
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 288000 71 71 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 0.02% 0.02% 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 Outbreak 11 (Miyagi, Kurihara-shi) this report On 23 March 2017, the local veterinary service in Miyagi Prefecture received a notification from a domestic hen farm on an increase in the number of dead birds (45 birds on the same day). The samples from dead birds were confirmed to be influenza A virus positive by antigen-capture kits (on site) and to be subtype H5 by RT-PCR and RRT-PCR in Miyagi Livestock Hygiene Service Centre. Destruction of all the susceptible birds in the affected farm is being implemented. Movement and shipment restrictions are imposed on the farms within a radius of 3km and 3-10 km of the affected farm, respectively. Outbreak 12 (Chiba, Asahi-shi) this report On 23 March 2017, the local veterinary service in Chiba Prefecture received a notification from a domestic hen farm on an increase in the number of dead birds (26 birds on the same day). The samples from dead birds were confirmed to be influenza A virus positive by antigen-capture kits (on site) and to be subtype H5 by RT-PCR and RRT-PCR in Chu-ou Livestock Hygiene Service Centre. Destruction of all the susceptible birds in the affected farm is being implemented. Movement and shipment restrictions are imposed on the farms within a radius of 3km and 3-10 km of the affected farm, respectively.
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Screening
    • Disinfection / Disinfestation
    • Quarantine
    • Stamping out
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    Chu-ou Livestock Hygiene Service Center (Local laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 24/03/2017 Positive
    Chu-ou Livestock Hygiene Service Center (Local laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 24/03/2017 Positive
    Sendai Livestock Hygiene Service Center (Local laboratory) Birds rapid tests 23/03/2017 Positive
    Sendai Livestock Hygiene Service Center (Local laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 24/03/2017 Positive
    Sendai Livestock Hygiene Service Center (Local laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 24/03/2017 Positive
    Tobu Livestock Hygiene Service Center (Local laboratory) Birds rapid tests 23/03/2017 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=23357
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