Foot and mouth disease,
Mongolia
Information received on 09/07/2013 from Dr Battsengel Dambadarjaa, Chief Veterinary Officer , Veterinary and Animal Breeding Service, Ministry for Food and Agriculture, ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 04/07/2013
Date of confirmation of the event 05/07/2013
Report date 08/07/2013
Date submitted to OIE 09/07/2013
Date event resolved 06/09/2013
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 05/01/2011
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Food and mouth disease virus
Serotype Pending
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (08/07/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (10/07/2013)
Follow-up report No. 2 (20/08/2013)
Follow-up report No. 3 (18/09/2013)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Sar Bastay, Sagsai soum, BAYAN-ULGII
Date of start of the outbreak 04/07/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (06/09/2013)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 665 0 665 0
Goats 179 0 179 0
Sheep 411 0 411 0
Outbreak 2 Khar nuur, 6 bag, Ulaankhus soum, BAYAN-ULGII
Date of start of the outbreak 06/07/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (06/09/2013)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 1 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 666 0 666 0
Goats 179 0 179 0
Sheep 411 0 411 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle ** ** 0.00% **
Goats ** ** 0.00% **
Sheep ** ** 0.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
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
  • 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
State Central Veterinary Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) Pending
State Central Veterinary Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle liquid-phase blocking ELISA Pending
State Central Veterinary Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle Non-structural protein ELISA 05/07/2013 Positive
State Central Veterinary Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 05/07/2013 Positive
State Central Veterinary Laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 05/07/2013 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations