Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
Information received on 18/04/2019 from Mr Phannara Tan, Director General, General Directorate of Animal Health and Production, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 25/03/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 27/03/2019
Report date 18/04/2019
Date submitted to OIE 18/04/2019
Date event resolved 26/04/2019
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype H5N6
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (18/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (25/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (10/05/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Daunkeo market, Rokar Krao, Daunkeo, Takeo
Date of start of the outbreak 25/03/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (26/04/2019)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 100 10 0 0 100
Affected population A/H5N6 virus was detected in poultry at Daunkeo live bird market in Takeo province through active surveillance conducted by the National Animal Health and Production Research Institute (NAHPRI), Institut Pasteur du Cambodge and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 100 10 0 0 100
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 10.00% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • 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
Pasteur Institute in Cambodia (Regional Reference Laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 25/03/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations