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Highly pathogenic avian influenza, Japan (4/1/2009) [WAHID Interface - OIE]

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    Highly pathogenic avian influenza, Japan (4/1/2009) [WAHID Interface - OIE]
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza, Japan

    Information received on 01/04/2009 from Dr Toshiro Kawashima, Director, International Animal Health Affairs Office, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tokyo , Japan

    -- Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 5 (Final report)
    Start date 18/04/2008
    Date of first confirmation of the event 25/04/2008
    Report date 01/04/2009
    Date submitted to OIE 01/04/2009
    Date event resolved 01/04/2009
    Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 2007
    Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus Serotype H5N1
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to the whole country
    Related reports
    * Immediate notification (29/04/2008)
    * Follow-up report No. 1 (09/05/2008)
    * Follow-up report No. 2 (13/05/2008)
    * Follow-up report No. 3 (21/05/2008)
    * Follow-up report No. 4 (01/06/2008)
    * Follow-up report No. 5 (01/04/2009)

    -- Outbreaks
    There are no new outbreaks in this report

    -- Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    * Unknown or inconclusive

    -- Epidemiological comments
    As of 31 March 2009, no new outbreak has been reported since the last identified case. Therefore, these outbreaks could be considered as resolved.

    -- Control measures
    Measures applied
    * Vaccination prohibited
    * No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    * No other measures

    -- Future Reporting
    The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
    <cite cite="" >WAHID Interface - OIE World Animal Health Information Database</cite>