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  • India - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic influenza H5N8 in geese in state of Gujarat (OIE, January 17, 2017)

    Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
    India
    Information received on 17/01/2017 from Mr Devendra Chaudhry, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 05/12/2016
    Date of confirmation of the event 16/12/2016
    Report date 17/01/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 17/01/2017
    Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 2016
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Wadhawana Lake, Dabhol, Vadodara, GUJARAT
    Date of start of the outbreak 05/12/2016
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Other
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 2 2 0 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) 2 2 0 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae) ** ** 100.00% **
    *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
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Screening
    • Quarantine
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Greylag Goose real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 16/12/2016 Positive
    National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Greylag Goose reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 16/12/2016 Positive
    National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Greylag Goose virus isolation 16/12/2016 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    ...
    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=22406
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