Volume 13, Number 10—October 2007
Multifocal Avian Influenza (H5N1) Outbreak
|Measure taken||Location by proximity to outbreak focus
|Infected flock||Protection zone (<3 km)||Surveillance zone (3–10 km)||Outside outbreak area (>10 km)|
|Management of poultry||Stamping out||Stamping out||Active surveillance: transportation of poultry and hatching eggs allowed only following PCR testing of samples within the previous 72 h||Passive and active surveillance|
|Poultry products management||Destroyed||Destroyed||Released for consumption after clinical examination of the laying flocks proved negative||No restrictions|
|Poultry contacts monitoring||Self-monitoring||Self-monitoring||None||None|
|Case definition of human suspected avian influenza||Close contact with poultry and any ILI*||Close contact with poultry and severe ILI†||None||None|
|Oseltamivir prophylaxis to poultry contacts||All poultry contacts (including all culling and burial teams)||All poultry contacts (including all culling and burial teams)||None||None|
*ILI, influenza-like illness: respiratory symptoms and fever (>37.5oC).
†ILI as defined above, in severity that requires hospitalization.