Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Nigeria
Information received on 11/01/2016 from Dr Egejuru Eze, Chief Veterinary Officer, Federal Department of Veterinary and Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Abuja, Nigeria
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 30
Date of start of the event 24/12/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 08/01/2015
Report date 11/01/2016
Date submitted to OIE 11/01/2016
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 09/2007
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (16/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (26/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (18/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (02/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (03/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (13/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 7 (16/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 8 (29/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 9 (04/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 10 (11/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 11 (17/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 12 (03/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 13 (08/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 14 (14/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 15 (21/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 16 (22/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 17 (23/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 18 (28/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 19 (06/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 20 (15/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 21 (19/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 22 (27/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 23 (29/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 24 (16/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 25 (19/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 26 (24/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 27 (15/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 28 (02/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 29 (05/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 30 (11/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 31 (13/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 32 (19/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 33 (21/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 34 (18/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 35 (29/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 36 (28/06/2016)
Follow-up report No. 37 (03/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 38 (27/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 39 (04/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 40 (21/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 41 (01/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 42 (09/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 43 (17/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 44 (21/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 45 (20/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 46 (26/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 47 (24/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 48 (30/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 49 (06/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 50 (13/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 51 (21/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 52 (06/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 53 (13/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 54 (20/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 55 (04/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 56 (10/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 57 (08/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 58 (02/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 59 (28/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 60 (18/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 61 (02/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 62 (07/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 63 (19/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 64 (03/10/2017)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Okah, Ikpoba Okha, EDO
Date of start of the outbreak 04/01/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (10/01/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4200 420 420 3780 0
Affected population 64 weeks old layers
Outbreak 2 Udi, Udi, ENUGU
Date of start of the outbreak 07/01/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (10/01/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2000 500 500 1500 0
Affected population 4 weeks old pullets
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 6200 920 920 5280 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 14.84% 14.84% 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
Epidemiological comments Poor farm biosecurity.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • 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 Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 10/01/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations