Bluetongue,
France
Information received on 11/09/2015 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Agroalimentaire et de la Forêt, Paris, France
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 21/08/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 11/09/2015
Report date 11/09/2015
Date submitted to OIE 11/09/2015
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 2010
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 8
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (11/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (18/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (25/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (28/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (02/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (09/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (16/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 7 (02/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 8 (09/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 9 (16/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 10 (16/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 11 (20/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 12 (27/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 13 (04/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 14 (14/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 15 (18/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 16 (24/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 17 (04/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 18 (11/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 19 (22/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 20 (29/01/2016)
Follow-up report No. 21 (08/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 22 (12/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 23 (22/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 24 (25/02/2016)
Follow-up report No. 25 (07/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 26 (11/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 27 (18/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 28 (25/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 29 (01/04/2016)
Follow-up report No. 30 (08/04/2016)
Follow-up report No. 31 (15/04/2016)
Follow-up report No. 32 (22/04/2016)
Follow-up report No. 33 (09/05/2016)
Follow-up report No. 34 (20/05/2016)
Follow-up report No. 35 (06/06/2016)
Follow-up report No. 36 (01/07/2016)
Follow-up report No. 37 (08/07/2016)
Follow-up report No. 38 (25/07/2016)
Follow-up report No. 39 (12/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 40 (18/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 41 (30/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 42 (13/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 43 (16/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 44 (23/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 45 (10/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 46 (11/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 47 (25/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 48 (25/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 49 (04/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 50 (04/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 51 (11/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 52 (18/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 53 (22/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 54 (25/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 55 (25/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 56 (12/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 57 (12/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 58 (12/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 59 (23/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 60 (16/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 61 (20/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 62 (30/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 63 (02/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 64 (16/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 65 (27/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 66 (03/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 67 (13/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 68 (16/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 69 (23/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 70 (24/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 71 (29/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 72 (03/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 73 (13/04/2017)
Follow-up report No. 74 (20/04/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (1) Les brulards, Louroux de Bouble, ALLIER
Date of start of the outbreak 21/08/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (19/11/2015)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Cattle 147 27 0 0 0
Sheep 208 6 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Cattle 147 27 0 0 0
Sheep 208 6 0 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 18.37% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Sheep 2.88% 0.00% 0.00% 0.48%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Only one sheep out of the 208 sheep and 147 cattle was showing clinical signs.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Traceability
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Zoning
  • Control of vectors
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
ANSES (National Food Security Agency), Maisons-Alfort Animal Health Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep virus isolation 11/09/2015 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations