Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
India
Information received on 19/01/2017 from Mr Devendra Chaudhry, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 31/12/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 02/01/2017
Report date 19/01/2017
Date submitted to OIE 19/01/2017
Date event resolved 06/06/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 09/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (19/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (27/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (16/06/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Asha Foundation, Hathijan, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Date of start of the outbreak 22/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/06/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 191 25 25
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 191 25 25
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 13.09% 13.09% 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
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • 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
National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases,Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 02/01/2017 Positive
National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases,Bhopal (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 02/01/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations