Foot and mouth disease,
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 09/06/2013 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 Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 09/06/2013
Date of confirmation of the event 09/06/2013
Report date 09/06/2013
Date submitted to OIE 09/06/2013
Date event resolved 22/05/2015
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 07/1998
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 (09/06/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (10/07/2013)
Follow-up report No. 2 (05/08/2013)
Follow-up report No. 3 (26/08/2013)
Follow-up report No. 4 (04/09/2013)
Follow-up report No. 5 (17/12/2013)
Follow-up report No. 6 (28/02/2014)
Follow-up report No. 7 (23/09/2014)
Follow-up report No. 8 (15/10/2014)
Follow-up report No. 9 (01/12/2014)
Follow-up report No. 10 (06/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 11 (14/01/2015)
Follow-up report No. 12 (01/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 13 (10/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 14 (25/05/2015)
Follow-up report No. 15 (22/01/2016)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Heping village, Xianggelila, Diqing, YUNNAN
Date of start of the outbreak 09/06/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (30/08/2013)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 3276 283 0 3276 0
Sheep 2 0 0 2 0
Swine 714 0 0 714 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 3276 283 0 3276 0
Sheep 2 0 0 2 0
Swine 714 0 0 714 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 8.64% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%
Sheep 0.00% 0.00% - 100.00%
Swine 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) 09/06/2013 Positive
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 09/06/2013 Positive
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle gene sequencing 09/06/2013 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations