Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Mexico
Information received on 31/08/2013 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
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 10
Date of start of the event 03/01/2013
Date of confirmation of the event 07/01/2013
Report date 31/08/2013
Date submitted to OIE 31/08/2013
Date event resolved 11/09/2014
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 29/09/2012
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H7N3
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (08/01/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/01/2013)
Follow-up report No. 2 (18/02/2013)
Follow-up report No. 3 (28/02/2013)
Follow-up report No. 4 (23/03/2013)
Follow-up report No. 5 (17/04/2013)
Follow-up report No. 6 (23/04/2013)
Follow-up report No. 7 (07/05/2013)
Follow-up report No. 8 (12/06/2013)
Follow-up report No. 9 (12/08/2013)
Follow-up report No. 10 (31/08/2013)
Follow-up report No. 11 (19/05/2014)
Follow-up report No. 12 (09/04/2015)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Valle de Santiago, Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato
Date of start of the outbreak 12/08/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (20/08/2013)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5 1 0 5 0
Affected population Quails
Outbreak 2 Lagos de Moreno, Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco
Date of start of the outbreak 19/08/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (08/11/2013)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10000 0 10000 0
Affected population Layers farm
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 10005 1 ** 0 10005 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 0.00% ** 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments Two new outbreaks have been detected: one in a layers farm in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, with a susceptible population of 10,000 birds; another one in a backyard farm with five quails, in Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato. Control measures previously applied are still on-going, including vaccination of birds at risk, as well as epidemiological surveillance at national level.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Guanajuato Birds 5512080 Breeder and layer commercial farms
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Zoning
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Stamping out
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations