Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 28/03/2019 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 17/03/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 25/03/2019
Report date 25/03/2019
Date submitted to OIE 28/03/2019
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
Serotype H7N9
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Jinzhou Zoo, Linghe District, Jinzhou, Liaoning
Date of start of the outbreak 17/03/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Zoo
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Indian Peafowl:Pavo cristatus(Phasianidae) 394 9 9 191 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Indian Peafowl:Pavo cristatus(Phasianidae) 394 9 9 191 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Indian Peafowl:Pavo cristatus(Phasianidae) 2.28% 2.28% 100.00% 50.76%
*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
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Liaoning Indian Peafowl 194
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Harbin National Avian influenza Reference Laboratory (OIE Reference Laboratory) Indian Peafowl real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 25/03/2019 Positive
Harbin National Avian influenza Reference Laboratory (OIE Reference Laboratory) Indian Peafowl virus isolation 25/03/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations