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OIE: Highly pathogenic avian influenza, India
submited by kickingbird at Apr, 5, 2019 16:40 PM from OIE

Information received on 04/04/2019 from Mr Tarun Shridhar, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 07/12/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 12/12/2018
Report date 04/04/2019
Date submitted to OIE 04/04/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 05/06/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (15/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (28/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (04/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (04/04/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Govt. Duck Breeding Farm, Khapuria, Cuttack, Orissa
Date of start of the outbreak 23/03/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 924 235 235 689 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 924 235 235 689 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 25.43% 25.43% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
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 Species Test Test date Result
National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 28/03/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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