Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
South Africa
Information received on 25/07/2013 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 15 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 01/02/2011
Date of confirmation of the event 16/03/2011
Report date 25/07/2013
Date submitted to OIE 25/07/2013
Date event resolved 20/06/2013
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 07/2006
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N2
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (11/04/2011)
Follow-up report No. 1 (06/05/2011)
Follow-up report No. 2 (16/05/2011)
Follow-up report No. 3 (10/06/2011)
Follow-up report No. 4 (04/07/2011)
Follow-up report No. 5 (05/08/2011)
Follow-up report No. 6 (26/08/2011)
Follow-up report No. 7 (22/09/2011)
Follow-up report No. 8 (14/11/2011)
Follow-up report No. 9 (05/12/2011)
Follow-up report No. 10 (23/02/2012)
Follow-up report No. 11 (09/05/2012)
Follow-up report No. 12 (28/06/2012)
Follow-up report No. 13 (04/10/2012)
Follow-up report No. 14 (15/04/2013)
Follow-up report No. 15 (25/07/2013)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Stamping out of ostriches on positive farms was done.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.