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


Highly pathogenic avian influenza, India


Information received on 19/06/2012 from Mr Rudhra Gangadharan, Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries , Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Consumer Affairs , New Delhi, India
  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 7
    • Start date 03/01/2012
    • Date of first confirmation of the event 10/01/2012
    • Report date 19/06/2012
    • Date submitted to OIE 19/06/2012
    • Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (11/01/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 1 (13/01/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 2 (18/01/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 3 (28/01/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 4 (04/02/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 5 (16/03/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 6 (07/05/2012)
      • Follow-up report No. 7 (19/06/2012)
  • Outbreaks
    • There are no new outbreaks in this report
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments
    • Surveillance around the outbreak at the epicenter William Nagar (Meghalaya) including culling, cleaning and disinfection was carried out and no evidence of the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 was reported from any part of the State.
    • In view of the above, the outbreak at William Nagar is considered free from notifiable avian influenza with effect from 23 April 2012.
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Quarantine
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • No vaccination
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • Stamping out
      • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
      • Dipping / Spraying
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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