Information received on 13/03/2018 from Dr Samat Tyulegenov, Director General, RSE "National Reference Center for Veterinary" of the Committee of veterinary control and supervision, Ministry ofAgriculture of Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan
Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
Date of start of the event 12/01/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 30/01/2018
Report date 12/03/2018
Date submitted to OIE 13/03/2018
Date event resolved 12/03/2018
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Rabies virus
Serotype RABV
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Kurylys, Kyzylzhar, Yrgyz, Aktyubinsk
Date of start of the outbreak 12/01/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (12/03/2018)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 9 0 0 0 0
Dogs 2 0 0 0 0
Cats 1 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 9 0 0 0 0
Dogs 2 0 0 0 0
Cats 1 1 1 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%
Dogs 0.00% 0.00% - 0.00%
Cats 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Disinfection
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
National Reference Veterinary Laboratory (National laboratory) Cats reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 22/02/2018 Positive
Republican veterinary laboratory (Regional Laboratory) Cats direct immunofluorescence (DIF) test 30/01/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations