Foot and mouth disease,
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 24/05/2013 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 12/04/2013
Date of confirmation of the event 22/04/2013
Report date 24/05/2013
Date submitted to OIE 24/05/2013
Date event resolved 21/01/2015
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype A
Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (22/04/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (03/05/2013)
Follow-up report No. 2 (10/05/2013)
Follow-up report No. 3 (24/05/2013)
Follow-up report No. 4 (30/05/2013)
Follow-up report No. 5 (03/07/2013)
Follow-up report No. 6 (03/09/2013)
Follow-up report No. 7 (10/09/2013)
Follow-up report No. 8 (14/12/2013)
Follow-up report No. 9 (08/01/2014)
Follow-up report No. 10 (28/02/2014)
Follow-up report No. 11 (25/12/2014)
Follow-up report No. 12 (01/04/2015)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Yongjiu village, Linzhi, Linzhi, TIBET
Date of start of the outbreak 24/05/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (30/08/2013)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 207 51 0 207 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 207 51 0 207 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 24.64% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%
*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
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) 24/05/2013 Positive
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 24/05/2013 Positive
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle virus isolation 24/05/2013 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations