Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
India
Information received on 05/08/2013 from Mr Gokul Chandra Pati, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi, India
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 30/07/2013
Date of confirmation of the event 01/08/2013
Report date 05/08/2013
Date submitted to OIE 05/08/2013
Date event resolved 11/11/2013
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 15/06/2013
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (05/08/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (11/11/2013)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Anjora, Poultry production unit, College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Durg, Chattisgarh
Date of start of the outbreak 30/07/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (11/11/2013)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2149 464 464 1685 0
Affected population A poultry production unit
Outbreak 2 Jagadalpur, Government poultry farm, Jagadalpur, Jagadalpur, Chattisgarh
Date of start of the outbreak 30/07/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (11/11/2013)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 14994 3600 2392 12602 0
Affected population A State government-run poultry farm
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 17143 4064 2856 14287 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 23.71% 16.66% 70.28% 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 Epidemiological investigation is ongoing. An intensive surveillance campaign has been launched in a 10km radius zone. Restocking will be applied in accordance with a specified protocol.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
High Security Animal Disease Laboratory, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 01/08/2013 Positive
High Security Animal Disease Laboratory, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 01/08/2013 Positive
High Security Animal Disease Laboratory, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds virus isolation 03/08/2013 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations