Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Information received on 31/08/2018 from Dr Sen Sovann, Director General , Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries , General Directorate of Animal Health and Production (GDAHP), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 20/08/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 23/08/2018
Report date 31/08/2018
Date submitted to OIE 31/08/2018
Date event resolved 30/08/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 24/03/2018
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 the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (31/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (06/11/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (572/18 NAHPRI) Trorpang Sangker, Srorlob, Thoung Khmum, Kg. Cham
Date of start of the outbreak 20/08/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (30/08/2018)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 378 318 318 60 0
Affected population All susceptible birds in the infected premise have been culled.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 378 318 318 60 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 84.13% 84.13% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
National Animal Health and Production Research Institute (NAHPRI) (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 20/08/2018 Positive
Institute Pasteur, Cambodia (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 23/08/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations