Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Nigeria
Information received on 02/02/2016 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. 23
Date of start of the event 02/01/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 08/01/2015
Report date 02/02/2016
Date submitted to OIE 02/02/2016
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 27/07/2008
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 (09/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (23/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (02/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (19/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (02/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (13/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 7 (22/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 8 (07/07/2015)
Follow-up report No. 9 (04/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 10 (26/08/2015)
Follow-up report No. 11 (14/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 12 (19/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 13 (08/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 14 (16/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 15 (15/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 16 (04/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 17 (11/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 18 (13/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 19 (19/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 20 (21/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 21 (25/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 22 (26/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 23 (02/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 24 (04/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 25 (08/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 26 (09/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 27 (11/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 28 (15/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 29 (17/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 30 (22/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 31 (29/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 32 (04/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 33 (07/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 34 (08/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 35 (14/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 36 (20/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 37 (29/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 38 (03/04/2016)
Follow-up report No. 39 (06/06/2016)
Follow-up report No. 40 (09/06/2016)
Follow-up report No. 41 (27/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 42 (09/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 43 (28/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 44 (06/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 45 (13/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 46 (21/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 47 (03/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 48 (13/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 49 (20/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 50 (29/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 51 (04/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 52 (10/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 53 (24/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 54 (08/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 55 (02/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 56 (15/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 57 (28/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 58 (18/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 59 (02/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 60 (07/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 61 (19/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 62 (03/10/2017)
New outbreaks (9)
Outbreak 1 Kumbotso, Kumbotso, KANO
Date of start of the outbreak 27/01/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (02/02/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 670 100 100 570 0
Affected population 38 weeks old layers
Outbreak 2 Jos, Jos North, PLATEAU
Date of start of the outbreak 29/01/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (01/02/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 1890 100 100 1790 0
Affected population Layers of 48 weeks old
Outbreak 3 Bebeji, Bebeji, KANO
Date of start of the outbreak 29/01/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (02/02/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 200000 1562 1562 198438 0
Affected population pullets and layers of 7 and 70 weeks old
Outbreak 4 Rantya, Jos South, PLATEAU
Date of start of the outbreak 30/01/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (02/02/2016)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 216 15 15 201 0
Affected population 20 weeks old layers
Outbreak 5 Kumbotso, Kumbotso, KANO
Date of start of the outbreak 30/01/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (02/02/2016)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 400 13 13 387 0
Affected population 42 weeks old layers
Outbreak 6 Kuje, Kuje, FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY
Date of start of the outbreak 30/01/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (02/02/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4625 73 73 4552 0
Affected population Layers of unknown age
Outbreak 7 Gwale, Gwale, KANO
Date of start of the outbreak 31/01/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (02/02/2016)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2 1 1 1 0
Affected population 58 weeks old birds
Outbreak 8 Rano, Rano, KANO
Date of start of the outbreak 31/01/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (02/02/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 711 62 62 649 0
Affected population 19 weeks old layers
Outbreak 9 Rantya, Jos South, PLATEAU
Date of start of the outbreak 01/02/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (02/02/2016)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 2035 26 26 2009 0
Affected population 26 weeks old layers
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 9
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 210549 1952 1952 208597 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 0.93% 0.93% 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
  • Quarantine
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Stamping out
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Traceability
  • Official destruction of animal products
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) 01/02/2016 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 02/02/2016 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 02/02/2016 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 02/02/2016 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 02/02/2016 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 02/02/2016 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 02/02/2016 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 02/02/2016 Positive
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 02/02/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations