Bluetongue,
Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Information received on 05/08/2014 from Dr Dejan Runtevski, Director, Department of Animal Health, Food and Veterinary Agency, Skopje, Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 30/07/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 05/08/2014
Report date 05/08/2014
Date submitted to OIE 05/08/2014
Date event resolved 27/02/2015
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 2004
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype Not typed
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (05/08/2014)
Follow-up report No. 1 (14/08/2014)
Follow-up report No. 2 (25/08/2014)
Follow-up report No. 3 (01/09/2014)
Follow-up report No. 4 (05/09/2014)
Follow-up report No. 5 (22/09/2014)
Follow-up report No. 6 (10/10/2014)
Follow-up report No. 7 (17/11/2014)
Follow-up report No. 8 (27/02/2015)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Rusinovo, Rusinovo, Berovo, Berovo
Date of start of the outbreak 30/07/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (27/02/2015)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 7 0 0 0 0
Sheep / goats 124 20 4 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 7 0 0 0 0
Sheep / goats 124 20 4 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 0.00% 0.00% - 0.00%
Sheep / goats 16.13% 3.23% 20.00% 3.23%
*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
  • Screening
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Control of vectors
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Skopje (National laboratory) Sheep / goats real-time PCR 05/08/2014 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations