Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Laos
Information received on 22/10/2018 from Dr Somphanh Chanphengxay, Director General, Department of Livestock and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Vientiane, Laos
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 10/10/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 22/10/2018
Report date 22/10/2018
Date submitted to OIE 22/10/2018
Date event resolved 30/11/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 30/09/2017
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 (22/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (06/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (23/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (01/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (19/12/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (HPAI_2018_01) Kandonmai, Thateng, Sekong
Date of start of the outbreak 10/10/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (30/11/2018)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 45 28 18 27 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 45 28 18 27 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 62.22% 40.00% 64.29% 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
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations