Bluetongue,
Montenegro
Information received on 31/08/2016 from Dr Vesna Dakovic, Acting Director, Administration for Food Safety, Veterinary and Phitosanitary Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, PODGORICA, Montenegro
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 11/08/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 11/08/2016
Report date 31/08/2016
Date submitted to OIE 31/08/2016
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 30/05/2015
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 4
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (31/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (31/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (30/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (14/10/2016)
New outbreaks (22)
Outbreak 1 Podgorica, Tuzi, PODGORICA
Date of start of the outbreak 11/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 2 1
Outbreak 2 PODGORICA, TUZI, PODGORICA
Date of start of the outbreak 11/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 1 1
Outbreak 3 Cetinje, Rvasi, CETINJE
Date of start of the outbreak 11/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 63 12 7 5
Outbreak 4 Cetinje, Cukovici, CETINJE
Date of start of the outbreak 12/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 3 1
Outbreak 5 CETINJE, DJINOVICI, CETINJE
Date of start of the outbreak 12/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 5 1
Outbreak 6 CETINJE, CEKLICI, CETINJE
Date of start of the outbreak 12/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 10 2
Outbreak 7 NIKSIC, NIK¦IC
Date of start of the outbreak 13/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 11 10
Outbreak 8 CETINJE, DUJAVA, CETINJE
Date of start of the outbreak 13/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 6 1
Outbreak 9 PODGORICA, KOMANI, PODGORICA
Date of start of the outbreak 13/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 20 5
Outbreak 10 CETINJE, ŠTITARI, CETINJE
Date of start of the outbreak 15/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 89 30 1 29
Outbreak 11 PODGORICA, KOMANI, PODGORICA
Date of start of the outbreak 15/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 2 1 1
Outbreak 12 PLUZINE, PLUZINE
Date of start of the outbreak 15/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 2 2
Outbreak 13 ŠAVNIK, KOMARNICA, ¦AVNIK
Date of start of the outbreak 15/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 4 4
Outbreak 14 DANILOVGRAD, DANILOVGRAD, DANILOVGRAD
Date of start of the outbreak 15/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 2 2
Outbreak 15 CETINJE, CEŠLJARI, CETINJE
Date of start of the outbreak 15/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 3 3
Outbreak 16 SAVNIK, ¦AVNIK
Date of start of the outbreak 15/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 2 2 0 2 0
Outbreak 17 CETINJE, ŠTITARI, CETINJE
Date of start of the outbreak 18/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 5 5 0 5 0
Outbreak 18 CETINJE, KOSIJERI, CETINJE
Date of start of the outbreak 18/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 1 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 19 PODGORICA, PROGONOVICI, PODGORICA
Date of start of the outbreak 18/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 2 2 0 2 0
Outbreak 20 NIKSIC, NIKSIC, NIK¦IC
Date of start of the outbreak 18/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 8 7
Outbreak 21 NIKSIC, BUAVICE, NIK¦IC
Date of start of the outbreak 18/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 1 1
Outbreak 22 CETINJE, GORNJI ULICI, CETINJE
Date of start of the outbreak 18/08/2016
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 2 2
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 22
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 244 96 8 45 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep 39.34% ** ** **
*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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Modified stamping out
  • Control of vectors
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep antibody detection ELISA 11/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep antibody detection ELISA 11/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep antibody detection ELISA 11/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep antibody detection ELISA 11/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep antibody detection ELISA 12/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep antibody detection ELISA 12/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep antibody detection ELISA 12/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 11/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 11/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 11/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 11/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 12/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 12/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 12/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 13/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 13/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 13/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 15/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 15/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 15/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 15/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 15/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 15/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 15/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 18/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 18/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 18/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 18/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 18/08/2016 Positive
Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, Podgorica (National laboratory) Sheep reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 18/08/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations