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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Cambodia (OIE, August 19 2013): 1 New Poultry Outbreak, Battambang

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  • Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Cambodia (OIE, August 19 2013): 1 New Poultry Outbreak, Battambang

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


    Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, Cambodia


    Information received on 19/08/2013 from Dr Sen Sovann, Deputy Secretary General , Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries , Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries , Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    • Summary
      • Report type Immediate notification
      • Date of start of the event 12/08/2013
      • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 14/08/2013
      • Report date 19/08/2013
      • Date submitted to OIE 19/08/2013
      • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
      • Date of previous occurrence 23/02/2013
      • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
      • Serotype H5N1
      • Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
      • This event pertains to the whole country
    • New outbreaks
      • Summary of outbreaks
        • Total outbreaks: 1
          • Outbreak Location - BATTAMBANG ( Damnak Dangkor, Raing Kesey, Sang Kae )
            • Total animals affected: Species - Susceptible - Cases - Deaths - Destroyed - Slaughtered
              • Birds - 2000 - 1346 - 1346 - 654 - 0
          • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
            • Birds - 67.30% - 67.30% - 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
      • On 10 August 2013, after receiving information from Ministry of Health on a girl aged seven living in Damnak Dangkor village who was reported infected with H5N1, an investigation team of the National Veterinary Research Institute (NaVRI) of the Department of Animal Health and Production (DAHP) and provincial veterinary services went to the village to investigate and take some samples from local chicken.
      • The test results were confirmed positive for H5N1.
    • Control measures
      • Measures applied
        • Stamping out
        • Movement control inside the country
        • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
        • Dipping / Spraying
        • Vaccination prohibited
        • No treatment of affected animals
      • Measures to be applied
        • No other measures
    • Diagnostic test results
      • Laboratory name and type - National Veterinary Research Institute (NaVRI) ( National laboratory )
        • Tests and results: Species - Test - Test date - Result
          • Birds - real-time PCR - 14/08/2013 - Positive
      • Laboratory name and type - Pasteur Institute of Cambodia ( Regional Reference Laboratory )
        • Tests and results: Species - Test - Test date - Result
          • Birds - real-time PCR - 15/08/2013 - Positive
    • Future Reporting
      • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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