Bluetongue,
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Information received on 29/08/2016 from Dr Ljubomir Kalaba, Director, Veterinary Office, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 19/08/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 25/08/2016
Report date 29/08/2016
Date submitted to OIE 29/08/2016
Date event resolved 19/02/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 26/01/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype Pending
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (29/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (10/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (14/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (20/02/2017)
New outbreaks (4)
Outbreak 1 Biograd, NEVESINJE
Date of start of the outbreak 19/08/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (19/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 126 3
Outbreak 2 Ustikolina, FOCA
Date of start of the outbreak 22/08/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (19/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 103 7
Outbreak 3 Vrbnica, FOCA
Date of start of the outbreak 22/08/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (19/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 7 7
Sheep 71 17
Outbreak 4 Goražde, GORAZDE
Date of start of the outbreak 22/08/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (19/02/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 120 3
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 420 30
Cattle 7 7
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep 7.14% ** ** **
Cattle 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
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • Treatment of affected animals ( )
Measures to be applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Modified stamping out
  • Control of vectors
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary faculty in Sarajevo (National laboratory) Cattle competitive ELISA (c-ELISA) 25/08/2016 Positive
Veterinary faculty in Sarajevo (National laboratory) Sheep competitive ELISA (c-ELISA) 25/08/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations