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  • Vietnam - 1 new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6 in backyard birds, Quang Tri (OIE, March 19, 2017)

    Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
    Vietnam
    Information received on 19/03/2017 from Dr Dong Pham Van, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hanoď, Vietnam
    Summary
    Report type Follow-up report No. 2
    Date of start of the event 12/02/2017
    Date of confirmation of the event 16/02/2017
    Report date 19/03/2017
    Date submitted to OIE 19/03/2017
    Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 07/2016
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N6
    Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to the whole country
    Related reports Immediate notification (20/02/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 1 (12/03/2017)
    Follow-up report No. 2 (19/03/2017)
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Nai Cuu, Trieu Ai, Trieu Phong, QUANG TRI
    Date of start of the outbreak 09/03/2017
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Backyard
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 200 130 130 70 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
    Birds 200 130 130 70 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 65.00% 65.00% 100.00% 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
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    • Disinfection / Disinfestation
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Stamping out
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    Regional Animal Health Office No. 3 (RAHO3) (Regional Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 17/03/2017 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=23298
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