Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
India
Information received on 20/01/2016 from Mr Ashok Kumar Angurana, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi, India
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 07/01/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 16/01/2016
Report date 19/01/2016
Date submitted to OIE 20/01/2016
Date event resolved 27/04/2016
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 30/07/2015
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 (19/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (28/04/2016)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 State Poultry Farm, Gandhigram, Bamutia, Tripura West, TRIPURA
Date of start of the outbreak 07/01/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (27/04/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9447 1760 1760 7687 0
Affected population A State poultry farm.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 9447 1760 1760 7687 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 18.63% 18.63% 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
  • Quarantine
  • Modified stamping out
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
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) 16/01/2016 Positive
National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 16/01/2016 Positive
National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds virus isolation 16/01/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations