Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Bangladesh
Information received on 29/04/2013 from Dr Musaddique Hossain, Director (Animal Health & Administration), Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 42
Date of start of the event 05/02/2007
Date of pre-confirmation of the event 22/03/2007
Report date 29/04/2013
Date submitted to OIE 29/04/2013
Date event resolved 10/03/2013
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (30/03/2007)
Follow-up report No. 1 (30/04/2007)
Follow-up report No. 2 (24/05/2007)
Follow-up report No. 3 (08/07/2007)
Follow-up report No. 4 (17/12/2007)
Follow-up report No. 5 (16/03/2008)
Follow-up report No. 6 (24/04/2008)
Follow-up report No. 7 (11/06/2008)
Follow-up report No. 8 (20/11/2008)
Follow-up report No. 9 (17/12/2008)
Follow-up report No. 10 (06/01/2009)
Follow-up report No. 11 (22/01/2009)
Follow-up report No. 12 (29/01/2009)
Follow-up report No. 13 (03/02/2009)
Follow-up report No. 14 (10/02/2009)
Follow-up report No. 15 (26/02/2009)
Follow-up report No. 16 (12/03/2009)
Follow-up report No. 17 (13/04/2009)
Follow-up report No. 18 (17/06/2009)
Follow-up report No. 19 (14/07/2009)
Follow-up report No. 20 (20/09/2009)
Follow-up report No. 21 (20/01/2010)
Follow-up report No. 22 (31/01/2010)
Follow-up report No. 23 (02/03/2010)
Follow-up report No. 24 (25/04/2010)
Follow-up report No. 25 (17/06/2010)
Follow-up report No. 26 (10/01/2011)
Follow-up report No. 27 (03/02/2011)
Follow-up report No. 28 (13/02/2011)
Follow-up report No. 29 (24/02/2011)
Follow-up report No. 30 (06/03/2011)
Follow-up report No. 31 (24/03/2011)
Follow-up report No. 32 (21/04/2011)
Follow-up report No. 33 (12/05/2011)
Follow-up report No. 34 (07/07/2011)
Follow-up report No. 35 (08/09/2011)
Follow-up report No. 36 (21/12/2011)
Follow-up report No. 37 (15/01/2012)
Follow-up report No. 38 (19/03/2012)
Follow-up report No. 39 (22/04/2012)
Follow-up report No. 40 (19/11/2012)
Follow-up report No. 41 (05/02/2013)
Follow-up report No. 42 (29/04/2013)
Follow-up report No. 43 (21/12/2013)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Index poultry Private Limited, Mithapukur, Shathibari, Rajghat, Rangpur, RANGPUR
Date of start of the outbreak 27/02/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (01/03/2013)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 12394 3420 3420 8974 0
Affected population A commercial poultry farm
Outbreak 2 Mr Sirajul poultry farm, Indro-Narayanpur, Rajbari Sadar, Rajbari, DHAKA
Date of start of the outbreak 09/03/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (10/03/2013)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 1800 558 558 1242 0
Affected population A commercial poultry farm
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 14194 3978 3978 10216 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 28.03% 28.03% 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
  • Stamping out
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
  • 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
Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute, Savar, Dhaka (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 11/03/2003 Positive
Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute, Savar, Dhaka (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 02/03/2013 Positive
Field Disease Investigation Laboratory, Gaibandha (National laboratory) Birds rapid tests 01/03/2013 Positive
Field Disease Investigation Laboratory, Manikgonj (National laboratory) Birds rapid tests 10/03/2013 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations