Newcastle disease,
Israel
Information received on 04/04/2015 from Dr Nadav Galon, Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, BET DAGAN, Israel
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 17
Date of start of the event 22/12/2013
Date of confirmation of the event 23/12/2013
Report date 04/04/2015
Date submitted to OIE 04/04/2015
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 30/09/2013
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Newcastle disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (24/12/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (04/02/2014)
Follow-up report No. 2 (03/03/2014)
Follow-up report No. 3 (26/03/2014)
Follow-up report No. 4 (27/04/2014)
Follow-up report No. 5 (28/05/2014)
Follow-up report No. 6 (09/06/2014)
Follow-up report No. 7 (02/07/2014)
Follow-up report No. 8 (17/08/2014)
Follow-up report No. 9 (14/09/2014)
Follow-up report No. 10 (24/11/2014)
Follow-up report No. 11 (14/12/2014)
Follow-up report No. 12 (25/12/2014)
Follow-up report No. 13 (14/02/2015)
Follow-up report No. 14 (02/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 15 (04/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 16 (19/03/2015)
Follow-up report No. 17 (04/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 18 (19/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 19 (16/06/2015)
Follow-up report No. 20 (16/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 21 (14/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 22 (15/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 23 (15/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 24 (24/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 25 (28/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 26 (17/04/2016)
Follow-up report No. 27 (22/05/2016)
Follow-up report No. 28 (16/06/2016)
Follow-up report No. 29 (19/07/2016)
Follow-up report No. 30 (04/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 31 (18/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 32 (21/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 33 (26/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 34 (28/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 35 (18/03/2018)
New outbreaks (4)
Outbreak 1 (ZURI''''''''EL) ZURI’EL, Acco, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 21/03/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (24/03/2015)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 50000 1500 750 49250 0
Affected population 5 weeks old broilers located in 3 pens. Characteristic ulcers in the intestine.
Outbreak 2 (GOREN) GOREN, Acco, Hazafon
Date of start of the outbreak 23/03/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (26/03/2015)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 5400 20 5380 0
Affected population 81 weeks old table eggs layers. Drop in lay.
Outbreak 3 (QIDRON) QIDRON, Rehovot, Hadarom
Date of start of the outbreak 23/03/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (25/03/2015)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 150 100 75 75 0
Affected population Ornamental pigeons.
Outbreak 4 (BENE RE''''''''EM) BENE RE’EM, Rehovot, Hadarom
Date of start of the outbreak 23/03/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (25/03/2015)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 3 3 3 0 0
Affected population Backyard birds.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 55553 1603 ** 848 54705 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds ** 1.53% ** 100.00%
*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
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Kimron Veterinary Institute, Avian Diseases Laboratory (National laboratory) Birds real-time PCR 26/03/2015 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations