Contagious equine metritis,
South Africa
Information received on 14/11/2013 from Dr Bothle Michael Modisane, Chief Director , Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Animal Production and Health, PRETORIA, South Africa
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 6
Date of start of the event 22/02/2011
Date of confirmation of the event 04/04/2011
Report date 14/11/2013
Date submitted to OIE 14/11/2013
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Taylorella equigenitalis
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (09/05/2011)
Follow-up report No. 1 (12/07/2011)
Follow-up report No. 2 (28/09/2011)
Follow-up report No. 3 (09/02/2012)
Follow-up report No. 4 (20/06/2012)
Follow-up report No. 5 (24/01/2013)
Follow-up report No. 6 (14/11/2013)
Follow-up report No. 7 (26/11/2014)
Follow-up report No. 8 (30/05/2016)
Follow-up report No. 9 (03/02/2017)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Imported stallion
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • Treatment of affected animals (As described by the HBLB [Horserace Betting Levy Board] Code of practice)
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.