Rift Valley fever,
Mauritania
Information received on 17/10/2013 from Dr Lemrabott Nemine, Directeur de l'Elevage, Direction de l'élevage, Ministère du Développement Rural, Nouakchott, Mauritania
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 17/09/2013
Date of pre-confirmation of the event 14/10/2013
Report date 17/10/2013
Date submitted to OIE 17/10/2013
Date event resolved 20/01/2014
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 10/2012
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Rift Valley fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (17/10/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (17/11/2013)
Follow-up report No. 2 (30/04/2014)
New outbreaks (4)
Outbreak 1 CHGARA, CHGARA, ROSSO, ROSSO
Date of start of the outbreak 17/09/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (20/01/2014)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 150 30 0 0 0
Outbreak 2 PK 60, PK60, MEDERDRA, MEDERDRA
Date of start of the outbreak 01/10/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (20/01/2014)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Camelidae 100 11 3 0 0
Outbreak 3 TADRESSA, TADRESSA, MAGTA LAHJAR, MAGTA-LAHJAR
Date of start of the outbreak 08/10/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (20/01/2014)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Sheep 300 90 0 0 0
Outbreak 4 KADJEL ABOU, KADJEL ABOU, BABABE, BABABE
Date of start of the outbreak 10/10/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (20/01/2014)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 350 120 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 500 150 0 0 0
Camelidae 100 11 3 0 0
Sheep 300 90 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep / goats 30.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Camelidae 11.00% 3.00% 27.27% 3.00%
Sheep 30.00% 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
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Control of arthropods
  • Movement control inside the country
  • No vaccination
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
National Livestock and Veterinary Research Centre (CNERV) (National laboratory) Sheep / goats IgM-capture ELISA 15/10/2013 Positive
National Livestock and Veterinary Research Laboratory (LNERV) - Senegalese Agricultural Research Institute (ISRA) (Dakar) (Regional Reference Laboratory) Camelidae seroneutralization test (SNT) 14/10/2013 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations