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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Myanmar (OIE, July 27 2012): No New Poultry Outbreaks, Final Report

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  • Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Myanmar (OIE, July 27 2012): No New Poultry Outbreaks, Final Report

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

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza, Myanmar

    Information received on 27/07/2012 from Prof. Dr Myint Thein , Director General, Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department , Ministry of Livestock & Fisheries , YANGOON , Myanmar
    • Summary
      • Report type Follow-up report No. 2 (Final report)
      • Start date 20/02/2012
      • Date of first confirmation of the event 24/02/2012
      • Report date 25/07/2012
      • Date submitted to OIE 27/07/2012
      • Date event resolved 27/07/2012
      • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
      • Date of previous occurrence 14/04/2011
      • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
      • Serotype H5N1
      • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
      • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
      • Related reports
        • Immediate notification (28/02/2012)
        • Follow-up report No. 1 (12/03/2012)
        • Follow-up report No. 2 (25/07/2012)
    • Outbreaks
      • There are no new outbreaks in this report
    • Epidemiology
      • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
        • Unknown or inconclusive
    • Epidemiological comments
      • The active clinical surveillance has been conducted in affected regions starting April 2012.
      • The total poultry populations of 7,500 farms under surveillance covered backyard poultry, broilers, layers, breeder chickens, ducks and poultry in wet markets were examined and found clinically healthy.
      • No evidence of clinical HPAI infection was observed.
      • Three months have therefore elapsed since the last outbreak occurred in March 2012.
      • In accordance with Article 10.4.4. of the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code, Chaung U and Taungoo Township areas are no longer considered HPAI infected zones.
      • Myanmar declares that it has regained its HPAI free status based on active surveillance.
    • Control measures
      • Measures applied
        • Stamping out
        • Quarantine
        • Movement control inside the country
        • Zoning
        • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
        • Dipping / Spraying
        • Vaccination prohibited
        • No treatment of affected animals
      • Measures to be applied
        • No other measures
    • Future Reporting
      • The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.