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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N2, China (People's Rep. of) (OIE, January 21 2014): 1 New Poultry Outbreak, Shandong

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  • Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N2, China (People's Rep. of) (OIE, January 21 2014): 1 New Poultry Outbreak, Shandong

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


    Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N2, China (People's Rep. of)


    Information received on 21/01/2014 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)
    • Summary
      • Report type Follow-up report No. 1
      • Date of start of the event 21/12/2013
      • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 21/12/2013
      • Report date 20/01/2014
      • Date submitted to OIE 21/01/2014
      • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
      • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
      • Serotype H5N2
      • Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
      • This event pertains to the whole country
      • Related reports
        • Immediate notification (21/12/2013)
        • Follow-up report No. 1 (20/01/2014)

    • New outbreaks (1)
      • Outbreak 1 - Hongdao Economic Development Zone, Qingdao, SHANDONG
        • Date of start of the outbreak 16/01/2014
        • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        • Epidemiological unit Farm
        • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds - 18857 – 5 – 0 – 18857 – 0
          • Affected population: Five specimens from one breeder farm were tested H5N2 positive according to the national surveillance plan. No dead birds were found.

    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 18857 – 5 – 0 – 18857 – 0

        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 0.03% - 0.00% - 0.00% - 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
        • Stamping out
        • Quarantine
        • Movement control inside the country
        • Screening
        • Zoning
        • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
        • Dipping / Spraying
        • No vaccination
        • No treatment of affected animals

      • Measures to be applied
        • No other measures

    • Diagnostic test results
      • Laboratory name and type – Species – Test - Test date – Result
        • Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (OIE’s Reference Laboratory) – Birds - haemagglutination inhibition test (HIT) - 20/01/2014 – Positive
        • Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (OIE’s Reference Laboratory) - Birds - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 20/01/2014 – Positive
        • Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (OIE’s Reference Laboratory) – Birds - virus isolation - 20/01/2014 – Positive

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

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