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OIE: Highly pathogenic avian influenza(H5N1), India
submited by kickingbird at Mar, 8, 2018 11:39 AM from OIE

Information received on 07/03/2018 from Mr Devendra Chaudhry, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India


Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 11/02/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 22/02/2018
Report date 07/03/2018
Date submitted to OIE 07/03/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 06/06/2017
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country

New outbreaks

Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Outbreak Location
  • ORISSA ( Sandhakunda and Badapadia Paradeep, Sandhakunda and Badapadia Paradeep/ Paradeep Municipality , Jagatsinghpur )
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1823 ** 0 1823 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 0.00% ** 100.00%

* Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter;
** Not calculated because of missing information;


Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive

Control measures

Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures

Diagnostic test results

Laboratory name and type National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal ( OIE Reference Laboratory )
Tests and results
Species Test Test date Result
Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 22/02/2018 Positive

Future Reporting

The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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