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OIE: Highly pathogenic avian influenza, Iran
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Information received on 01/12/2018 from Dr Alireza Rafiepoor, Head of Iran Veterinary Organization (IVO), Iran Veterinary Organization (IVO), Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture, Tehran, Iran

Summary

Report type

Immediate notification

Date of start of the event

30/09/2018

Date of confirmation of the event

04/10/2018

Report date

01/12/2018

Date submitted to OIE

01/12/2018

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), Necropsy

This event pertains to

a defined zone within the country

New outbreaks

Summary of outbreaks

Total outbreaks: 1

Outbreak Location

  • Tehran ( Valiran, Damavand, Damavand )

Total animals affected

Species

Susceptible

Cases

Deaths

Killed and disposed of

Slaughtered

Birds

138

10

5

133

0

Outbreak statistics

Species

Apparent morbidity rate

Apparent mortality rate

Apparent case fatality rate

Proportion susceptible animals lost*

Birds

7.25%

3.62%

50.00%

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

Epidemiological comments

1- The event was reported under Iran Veterinary Organisation HPAI passive surveillance.
2- Outbreak investigation is still ongoing; in the protection zone and the surveillance zone, trace-back and trace-forward activities are ongoing.

Control measures

Measures applied

  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals

Measures to be applied

  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone

Diagnostic test results

Laboratory name and type

Provincial Veterinary Laboratory of Isfahan ( Local laboratory )

Tests and results

Species

Test

Test date

Result

Birds

real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR)

04/10/2018

Positive

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