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Highly pathogenic avian influenza In Turkey

by 5m Editor
20 February 2007, at 4:30pm

TURKEY - This is a followup report (No 2) from OIE on the outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Turkey.

Information received on 20/02/2007 from Dr H Sungur, Director General, Animal Health, General Directorate of Protection and Control, ANKARA, Turkey

Summary

Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Start date 05/02/2007
Date of confirmation of event 08/02/2007
Report date 20/02/2007
Date submitted to OIE 20/02/2007
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 31/03/2006
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
Serotype Not typed
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
Report pertains to Entire country
Related reports

New Outbreaks

Outbreak 1 Cigil, Cigil, Silvan, DIYARBAKIR
Date of start of outbreak 12/02/2007
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not submitted)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 207 64 64 143 0
Affected population Backyard chickens
Outbreak 2 Yavuzselim, Yavuzselim, Merkez, BATMAN
Date of start of outbreak 07/02/2007
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not submitted)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 415 18 18 397 0
Affected population Backyard chickens
Outbreak 3 Mirzabey, Mirzabey, Bismil, DIYARBAKIR
Date of start of outbreak 12/02/2007
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not submitted)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 730 2 2 728 0
Affected population Backyard chickens
Outbreak 4 Kocalar, Kocalar, Bismil, DIYARBAKIR
Date of start of outbreak 12/02/2007
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not submitted)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 370 1 1 368 0
Affected population Backyard geese
Outbreak 5 Akoba, Akoba, Bismil , DIYARBAKIR
Date of start of outbreak 12/02/2007
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not submitted)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 557 15 15 542 0
Affected population Backyard turkeys and chickens
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 5
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 2279 100 100 2178 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible removed*
Birds 4.39% 4.39% 100.00% 99.96%
* Removed from the susceptible population either through death, destruction or slaughter

Epidemiology

Source of infection
  • Contact with wild Species

Control measures

Measures already applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
  • Dipping / Spraying
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • None specified

Diagnostic test results

Map of outbreak locations

Location of current outbreaks

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