Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
Bangladesh
Information received on 26/12/2017 from Dr Ainul Haque, Director General, Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 25/11/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 30/11/2017
Report date 26/12/2017
Date submitted to OIE 26/12/2017
Date event resolved 27/03/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 16/03/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (26/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (27/03/2018)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Mohakhli, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Dhaka
Date of start of the outbreak 25/11/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (27/03/2018)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 64 45 19 0
Outbreak 2 Ramna, Ramna, Dhaka, Dhaka
Date of start of the outbreak 25/11/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (27/03/2018)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 28 19 9 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 92 64 28 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) ** ** 69.57% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (OIE Reference Laboratory) House Crow reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 30/11/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations