Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 21/12/2013 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 21/12/2013
Date of pre-confirmation of the event 21/12/2013
Report date 21/12/2013
Date submitted to OIE 21/12/2013
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N2
Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (21/12/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (20/01/2014)
Follow-up report No. 2 (28/02/2014)
Follow-up report No. 3 (24/10/2014)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Zhuzhuang village, Jiaozhuang, Baoding, HEBEI
Date of start of the outbreak 21/12/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (13/01/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 130494 4000 4000 126494 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 130494 4000 4000 126494 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 3.07% 3.07% 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
  • Quarantine
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
  • Dipping / Spraying
  • No vaccination
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (OIE’s Reference Laboratory) Birds haemagglutination inhibition test (HIT) 21/12/2013 Positive
Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (OIE’s Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 21/12/2013 Positive
Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (OIE’s Reference Laboratory) Birds virus isolation 21/12/2013 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations