Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Information received on 09/06/2017 from MVZ Joaquín Braulio Delgadillo Álvarez, Director General de Salud Animal, Servicio Nacional de Sanidad, Inocuidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria (SENASICA) Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación, Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación, México, Mexico
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 18/04/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 28/04/2017
Report date 09/06/2017
Date submitted to OIE 09/06/2017
Date event resolved 31/05/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 11/05/2016
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H7N3
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (04/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (09/06/2017)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Birds on the affected farm were slaughtered at an establishment authorized by SENASICA; carcasses were processed by heat treatment; offal was eliminated in a rendering plant. After depopulation, cleaning and disinfection of facilities, materials and equipment were carried out. In addition, a 3km outbreak zone was established as well as a 10km zone around the outbreak and another 10km buffer zone. No evidence of viral circulation was found. These activities were completed on 31 May 2017.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • 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 resolved. No more reports will be submitted.