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Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Canada (OIE, May 3 2011, edited)

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  • Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Canada (OIE, May 3 2011, edited)

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

    Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Canada

    Information received on 02/05/2011 from Dr Brian Evans, Chief Food Safety Officer/Chief Veterinary Officer, Office of the President, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, OTTAWA, Canada
    • Summary
      • Report type Follow-up report No. 5 (Final report)
      • Start date 17/11/2010
      • Date of first confirmation of the event 23/11/2010
      • Report date 02/05/2011
      • Date submitted to OIE 02/05/2011
      • Date event resolved 22/02/2011
      • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
      • Date of previous occurrence 11/03/2009
      • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      • Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
      • Serotype H5N2
      • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
      • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
      • Related reports
        • Immediate notification (24/11/2010)
        • Follow-up report No. 1 (01/12/2010)
        • Follow-up report No. 2 (10/12/2010)
        • Follow-up report No. 3 (23/12/2010)
        • Follow-up report No. 4 (11/02/2011)
        • Follow-up report No. 5 (02/05/2011)
    • Outbreaks
      • There are no new outbreaks in this report
    • Epidemiology
      • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
        • Contact with wild species
    • Epidemiological comments
      • The cleaning and disinfection of the only infected premises NAI-2010-MB-001 was completed on 1 February 2011 and the quarantine was released on 22 February 2011.
      • In the three-month period following the cleaning and disinfection, adequate Notifiable Avian Influenza surveillance has been conducted in Manitoba and other regions of Canada as part of the ongoing Canadian Notifiable Avian Influenza Surveillance System (CanNAISS).
      • All results were negative during that three-month period.
      • Therefore, in compliance of Article of the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code, Canada declares that the province of Manitoba has regained its NAI free status as of 1 May 2011.
      • All Canada is free of NAI.
      • The CanNAISS is an ongoing surveillance system and surveillance will continue.
    • Control measures
      • Measures applied
        • Stamping out
        • Quarantine
        • Movement control inside the country
        • Screening
        • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
        • 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.