Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
India
Information received on 21/02/2014 from Mr Anup Kumar Thakur, Secretary, Government of India, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi, India
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 31/01/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 06/02/2014
Report date 21/02/2014
Date submitted to OIE 21/02/2014
Date event resolved 21/02/2014
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 11/11/2013
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 (21/02/2014)
Follow-up report No. 1 (20/06/2014)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Joda, Bileipada, Keonjhar, Orissa
Date of start of the outbreak 31/01/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (21/02/2014)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 2 2 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 2 2 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • 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
High Security Animal Disease Laboratory, Bhopal (National laboratory) House Crow real-time PCR 06/02/2014 Positive
High Security Animal Disease Laboratory, Bhopal (National laboratory) House Crow reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 06/02/2014 Positive
High Security Animal Disease Laboratory, Bhopal (National laboratory) House Crow virus isolation 06/02/2014 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations