Bluetongue,
Romania
Information received on 18/09/2015 from Dr. Marius Grigore, Director, Head of Unit Animal Health Department General Sanitary Veterinary Directorate, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 04/09/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 04/09/2015
Report date 18/09/2015
Date submitted to OIE 18/09/2015
Date event resolved 04/01/2016
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 12/2014
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 4
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (07/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (11/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (18/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (28/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (01/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (06/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (13/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 7 (19/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 8 (27/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 9 (19/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 10 (04/01/2016)
New outbreaks (4)
Outbreak 1 Bobulesti, Botosani
Date of start of the outbreak 11/09/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (04/01/2016)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 8 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 2 Stefanesti, Botosani
Date of start of the outbreak 15/09/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (04/01/2016)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 6 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 3 Bobulesti, Botosani
Date of start of the outbreak 17/09/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (04/01/2016)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 6 2 0 0 0
Outbreak 4 Badiuti, Botosani
Date of start of the outbreak 17/09/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (04/01/2016)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 8 4 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 28 9 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 32.14% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations