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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Korea (Rep. of) (OIE, January 27 2014): 5 New Poultry Outbreaks

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  • Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Korea (Rep. of) (OIE, January 27 2014): 5 New Poultry Outbreaks

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


    Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Korea (Rep. of)


    Information received on 27/01/2014 from Dr TaeYung Kim, Director General, Livestock Policy Bureau, Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries, Sejong-Si, Korea (Rep. of)
    • Summary
      • Report type Follow-up report No. 1
      • Date of start of the event 16/01/2014
      • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 16/01/2014
      • Report date 25/01/2014
      • Date submitted to OIE 27/01/2014
      • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
      • Date of previous occurrence 26/05/2011
      • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
      • Serotype H5N8
      • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
      • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
      • Related reports
        • Immediate notification (17/01/2014)
        • Follow-up report No. 1 (25/01/2014)

    • New outbreaks (5)
      • Outbreak 1 - 488, Sin-ri, Julpo-myeon, Buan-gun, JEOLLABUK-DO
        • Date of start of the outbreak 17/01/2014
        • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        • Epidemiological unit Farm
        • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
          • Birds - 6500 120 120 6380 0
          • Affected population ducks for meat

      • Outbreak 2 - 748, Sin-ri, Julpo-myeon, Buan-gun, JEOLLABUK-DO
        • Date of start of the outbreak 18/01/2014
        • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        • Epidemiological unit Farm
        • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
          • Birds - 9200 340 340 8860 0
          • Affected population ducks for meat

      • Outbreak 3 - 1241, Saban-ri, Haeri-myeon, Gochang-gun, JEOLLABUK-DO
        • Date of start of the outbreak 21/01/2014
        • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        • Epidemiological unit Farm
        • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
          • Birds - 11200 20 20 - 11180 0
          • Affected population ducks for meat

      • Outbreak 4 - 438-10, Bukchon-ri, Hongsan-myeon, Buyeo-gun, CHUNGCHEONGNAM-DO
        • Date of start of the outbreak 23/01/2014
        • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        • Epidemiological unit Farm
        • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
          • Birds - 22000 100 100 21900 0
          • Affected population chickens

      • Outbreak 5 - 1621-1, Mabong-ri, Haenam-gun, Songji-myeon, JEOLLANAM-DO
        • Date of start of the outbreak 23/01/2014
        • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        • Epidemiological unit Farm
        • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
          • Birds - 12500 1700 1700 10800 0
          • Affected population breeding ducks

    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 5
        • Total animals affected: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
          • Birds 61400 2280 2280 59120 0

        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 3.71% - 3.71% - 100.00% - 100.00%
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter

    • Epidemiology
      • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
        • Unknown or inconclusive

    • Epidemiological comments
      • In addition, the Veterinary authority of the Republic of Korea is proceeding to diagnose five farms (chickens and ducks) samples for avian influenza detection.
      • The authority is still implementing epidemiological survey.

    • Control measures
      • Measures applied
        • Control of wildlife reservoirs
        • Stamping out
        • Quarantine
        • Movement control inside the country
        • Zoning
        • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
        • 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
        • Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (National laboratory) Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 26/01/2014 Positive
        • Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (National laboratory) Birds - virus isolation - 26/01/2014 Positive
        • Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (National laboratory) Birds - virus sequencing - 26/01/2014 Positive

    • Future Reporting
      • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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