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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Thailand

by 5m Editor
7 May 2004, at 12:00am

THAILAND - This is a Follow-up report (No. 13) via OIE on the outbreak of Avian Influenza in Thailand.

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Thailand - THAILAND - This is a Follow-up report (No. 13) via OIE on the outbreak of Avian Influenza in Thailand.

See also: 30th April 2004, 23rd April 2004, 9th April 2004, 2nd April 2004, 26th March 2004, 19th March 2004, 12th March 2004, 5th March 2004, 27 February 2004, 20 February 2004, 13 February 2004, 6 February 2004, 23 January 2004

Information received on 30 April 2004 from Dr Yukol Limlamthong, Director General, Department of Livestock Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Bangkok:

End of previous report period: 23 April 2004 (see Disease Information, 17 [18], 121, dated 30 April 2004).

End of this report period: 29 April 2004.

No new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been found in spite of intensive clinical surveillance.

Passive surveillance: laboratory investigations for Newcastle disease virus and avian influenza virus were performed in all avian cases submitted for diagnosis to the National Institute of Animal Health and to six Regional Veterinary Research and Development Centres. For this reporting period, there were no positive samples from 33 avian cases.

All 743 flocks sampled (samples submitted to obtain a movement permit and ante-mortem samples) tested negative for avian influenza.

Source: Office International des Epizooties - 7th May 2004

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