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OIE: Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry), Nigeria
submited by kickingbird at Dec, 1, 2019 10:51 AM from OIE

Information received on 27/11/2019 from Dr Olaniran Alabi, Director, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary and Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, ABUJA, Nigeria
Summary
Report type
Immediate notification
Date of start of the event
25/06/2019
Date of confirmation of the event
27/11/2019
Report date
27/11/2019
Date submitted to OIE
27/11/2019
Reason for notification
First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent
Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype
H5N6
Nature of diagnosis
Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to
the whole country
New outbreaks (1)

Outbreak 1
Sokoto Live Bird Market, Sokoto North, Sokoto
Date of start of the outbreak
25/06/2019
Outbreak status
Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit
Livestock market
Affected animals
Species
Susceptible
Cases
Deaths
Killed and disposed of
Slaughtered
Birds
2449
150
0
0
0
Affected population
The affected population is made of birds in a live bird market.
Summary of outbreaks
Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species
Susceptible
Cases
Deaths
Killed and disposed of
Slaughtered
Birds
2449
150
0
0
0
Outbreak statistics
Species
Apparent morbidity rate
Apparent mortality rate
Apparent case fatality rate
Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds
6.12%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
*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
The agent was detected during active surveillance.

Control measures
Measures applied
Vaccination prohibited
No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
Movement control inside the country
Quarantine
Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
Disinfection
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type
Species
Test
Test date
Result
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory)
Birds
reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)
27/11/2019
Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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