Foot and mouth disease,
Guinea-Bissau
Information received on 19/09/2018 from Dr Bernardo Cassamá, Dr, Direcção Geral da Pecuária, Ministério da Agricultura, Floresta e Pecuária , Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 02/08/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 27/08/2018
Report date 19/09/2018
Date submitted to OIE 19/09/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 31/03/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
New outbreaks (4)
Outbreak 1 Oio, Lotche, Mansôa, Oio
Date of start of the outbreak 02/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 776 509 28 0 10
Outbreak 2 Djumbembe, Djumbembe, Farim, Oio
Date of start of the outbreak 03/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 66 66 16 0 0
Outbreak 3 Missira Corral, Mansôa, Oio
Date of start of the outbreak 05/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 243 213 45 0 0
Outbreak 4 Sare Lamine, Sare Lamine, Farim, Oio
Date of start of the outbreak 06/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 388 388 34 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 1473 1176 123 0 10
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 79.84% 8.35% 10.46% 9.03%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • 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
Senegalese Institute for Agricultural Research (ISRA) (Foreign laboratory) Cattle reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 30/08/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations