Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Philippines
Information received on 11/08/2017 from Dr Enrico Garzon, Assistant Secretary for Livestock, Bureau of Animal Industry, Department of Agriculture, Quezon City, Philippines
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 24/07/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 07/08/2017
Report date 11/08/2017
Date submitted to OIE 11/08/2017
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (11/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (23/08/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 San Luis, San Carlos, San Luis, PAMPANGA
Date of start of the outbreak 24/07/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 190000 36485 36485 115007 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 190000 36485 36485 115007 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 19.20% 19.20% 100.00% 79.73%
*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
  • Quarantine
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Process to inactivate the pathogenic agent in products or by-products
  • Slaughter
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Animal Disease Diagnostic Reference Laboratory (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 07/08/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations