Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Cambodia
Information received on 31/01/2017 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 25/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 27/01/2017
Report date 31/01/2017
Date submitted to OIE 31/01/2017
Date event resolved 31/01/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/05/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N1
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (31/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/03/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Bayarb, Basak, Svay Chrum, Svay Rieng
Date of start of the outbreak 25/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (31/01/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 390 68 68 322 0
Affected population Backyard poultry
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 390 68 68 322 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 17.44% 17.44% 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 On 25 January 2017 after having received a report from a poultry owner declaring that the poultry was sick and dead, National Animal Health and Production Research Institute (NAHPRI) and Provincial Veterinary teams go to the village to investigate and take samples. At the time, three local chicken samples were taken and sent to the NAHPRI for diagnosis. The sample test result confirmed positive for H5N1.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection
  • Stamping out
  • 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 (NAHPRI) (National laboratory) Birds anatomo-pathological examination 27/01/2017 Positive
National Animal Health and Production Research Institute (NAHPRI) (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 27/01/2017 Positive
Institute Pasteur, Cambodia (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 27/01/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations