Bluetongue,
Turkey
Information received on 14/08/2014 from Prof. Dr Irfan Erol, Director General of Food and Control, Directorate of Food and Control, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ankara, Turkey
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 11/08/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 14/08/2014
Report date 14/08/2014
Date submitted to OIE 14/08/2014
Date event resolved 22/09/2014
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 23/03/2011
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 4
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (14/08/2014)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/08/2014)
Follow-up report No. 2 (02/09/2014)
Follow-up report No. 3 (19/09/2014)
Follow-up report No. 4 (13/10/2014)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Karaabalar, Kirklareli
Date of start of the outbreak 11/08/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (22/09/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 120 0 0 0 0
Sheep 2410 125 6 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 120 0 0 0 0
Sheep 2410 125 6 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 5.19% 0.25% 4.80% 0.25%
*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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Kirklareli Sheep 30000
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Control of vectors
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations