Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
India
Information received on 18/12/2014 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 11/12/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 16/12/2014
Report date 18/12/2014
Date submitted to OIE 18/12/2014
Date event resolved 19/03/2015
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 21/02/2014
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (18/12/2014)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/05/2015)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Sukhna lake, Chandigarh, CHANDIGARH
Date of start of the outbreak 11/12/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (19/03/2015)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 132 22 22 110 0
Affected population Ducks in captivity
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 132 22 22 110 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 16.67% 16.67% 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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • 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
National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 16/12/2014 Positive
National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 16/12/2014 Positive
National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds virus isolation 16/12/2014 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations