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Iran - 2 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in backyard poultry and farm, Tehran, East Azarbayejan (OIE, April 13, 2019)

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  • Iran - 2 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in backyard poultry and farm, Tehran, East Azarbayejan (OIE, April 13, 2019)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Iran
    Information received on 14/04/2019 from Dr Alireza Rafiepoor, Head of Iran Veterinary Organization (IVO), Iran Veterinary Organization (IVO), Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture, Tehran, Iran
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 10
    Date of start of the event 15/11/2018
    Date of confirmation of the event 18/11/2018
    Report date 13/04/2019
    Date submitted to OIE 14/04/2019
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 30/01/2017
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    This event pertains to the whole country
    Related reports Immediate notification (11/12/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (22/12/2018)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (05/01/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 3 (19/01/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 4 (12/02/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 5 (20/02/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 6 (09/03/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 7 (18/03/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 8 (25/03/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 9 (06/04/2019)
    Follow-up report No. 10 (13/04/2019)
    New outbreaks (2)
    Outbreak 1 hesar beyg, Tehran
    Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2019
    Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2019)
    Epidemiological unit Village
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 10000 10000 4000 6000 0
    Affected population Backyard poultry
    Outbreak 2 badihe aghdam, East Azarbayejan
    Date of start of the outbreak 08/04/2019
    Outbreak status Resolved (11/04/2019)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 65000 65000 278 64722 0
    Affected population Laying Poultry
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 75000 75000 4278 70722 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 100.00% 5.70% 5.70% 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
    Epidemiological comments 1 - The event was reported based on Iran Veterinary Organization HPAI Epidemio-surveillance Program 2 - The aim is to close the event, in protection zone and surveillance zone trace back & trace forward activities are ongoing
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Quarantine
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    Provincial Veterinary Laboratory of tehran (Local laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 09/04/2019 Positive
    Central Veterinary Laboratory of Iran Veterinary Organization (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 11/04/2019 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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    http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=30156
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