Low pathogenic avian influenza (poultry),
Cambodia
Information received on 27/01/2017 from Dr Sen Sovann, Director General , Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries , General Directorate of Animal Health and Production (GDAHP), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 12/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 23/01/2017
Report date 27/01/2017
Date submitted to OIE 27/01/2017
Date event resolved 25/01/2017
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Low pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H7N3
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (27/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (04/03/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Trea, Trea, Staung, Kg. Thom
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (25/01/2017)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4000 3700 3700 0 300
Affected population Free-ranging ducks
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 4000 3700 3700 0 300
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 92.50% 92.50% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments History: - Origin of ducks: purchased from Takeo province - Raised at home until two months old, then sent to the field on 6 January 2017 - A few days later, some ducks were not well and the owner sought assistance from a private company - Vaccination against duck plague was given on 7 January 2017
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • 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 Animal Health and Production Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds anatomo-pathological examination 15/01/2017 Inconclusive
National Animal Health and Production Research Institute (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 15/01/2017 Inconclusive
Institute Pasteur in Cambodia (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 23/01/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations