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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, India (OIE, August 5 2013): 2 New Poultry Outbreaks

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  • Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, India (OIE, August 5 2013): 2 New Poultry Outbreaks

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


    Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, India


    Information received on 05/08/2013 from Mr Gokul Chandra Pati, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi, India
    • Summary
      • Report type Immediate notification
      • Date of start of the event 30/07/2013
      • Date of pre-confirmation of the event 01/08/2013
      • Report date 05/08/2013
      • Date submitted to OIE 05/08/2013
      • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
      • Date of previous occurrence 15/06/2013
      • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
      • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
      • Serotype H5N1
      • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
      • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • New outbreaks (2)
      • Outbreak 1 - Anjora, Poultry production unit, College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Durg, CHATTISGARH
        • Date of start of the outbreak 30/07/2013
        • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        • Epidemiological unit Farm
        • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
          • Birds - 2149 464 464
          • Affected population A poultry production unit
      • Outbreak 2 - Jagadalpur, Government poultry farm, Jagadalpur, Jagadalpur, CHATTISGARH
        • Date of start of the outbreak 30/07/2013
        • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        • Epidemiological unit Farm
        • Affected animals: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
          • Birds - 6293 3600 2392
          • Affected population A State government-run poultry farm
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 2
        • Total animals affected: Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
          • Birds 8442 4064 2856
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds - 48.14% - 33.83% - 70.28% **
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
          • **Not calculated because of missing information
    • Epidemiology
      • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
        • Unknown or inconclusive
    • Epidemiological comments
      • Epidemiological investigation is ongoing.
      • An intensive surveillance campaign has been launched in a 10km radius zone.
      • Restocking will be applied in accordance with a specified protocol.
    • Control measures
      • Measures applied
        • Stamping out
        • Quarantine
        • Movement control inside the country
        • Screening
        • Dipping / Spraying
        • Vaccination prohibited
        • No treatment of affected animals
      • Measures to be applied
        • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
    • Diagnostic test results
      • Laboratory name and type Species Test - Test date Result
        • High Security Animal Disease Laboratory, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 01/08/2013 Positive
        • High Security Animal Disease Laboratory, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 01/08/2013 Positive
        • High Security Animal Disease Laboratory, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds - virus isolation - 03/08/2013 Positive
    • Future Reporting
      • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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