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Laos - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in birds in LuangPrabang (OIE, October 14, 2016)

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  • Laos - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in birds in LuangPrabang (OIE, October 14, 2016)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Laos
    Information received on 14/10/2016 from Dr Somphanh Chanphengxay, Director General, Department of Livestock and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Vientiane, Laos
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 28/09/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 05/10/2016
    Report date 14/10/2016
    Date submitted to OIE 14/10/2016
    Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 2015
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N1
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Viengsavanh, LuangPrabang, LUANGPRABANG
    Date of start of the outbreak 28/09/2016
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 150 47 47 103 0
    Affected population 130 chickens and 20 ducks. 47 chickens died and the remaining poultry was destroyed.
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 150 47 47 103 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 31.33% 31.33% 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
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Disinfection / Disinfestation
    • Dipping / Spraying
    • Quarantine
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Modified 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
    National Animal Health Centre (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 05/10/2016 Positive
    Future Reporting
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    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=21176
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