Sheep pox and goat pox,
Information received on 07/06/2018 from Dr Evgueny A. Nepoklonov, Deputy Head, Orlikov per., 1/11, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, MOSCOW, Russia
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 25/05/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 31/05/2018
Report date 07/06/2018
Date submitted to OIE 07/06/2018
Date event resolved 04/07/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 26/12/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Capripoxvirus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (07/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (24/07/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Kirovskoe, Sarpinsky, Respublika Kalmykiya
Date of start of the outbreak 25/05/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (04/07/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 1637 4 0 7 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 1637 4 0 7 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep 0.24% 0.00% 0.00% 0.43%
*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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • 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
Stavropolskya mezhoblastnaya veterinary Laboratory (Regional Laboratory) Sheep polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 31/05/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations