Anthrax,
Ukraine
Information received on 05/10/2018 from Dr Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head , Department for Food Safety and Veterinary Medicine, State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, KYIV, Ukraine
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 29/09/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 03/10/2018
Report date 05/10/2018
Date submitted to OIE 05/10/2018
Date event resolved 29/10/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 18/07/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bacillus anthracis
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (05/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (31/10/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Miniaylivka, Sarata, Odessa
Date of start of the outbreak 29/09/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (17/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 1 1 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 1 1 0 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%
*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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • 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
Odesa Regional State Laboratory of State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection (Regional Laboratory) Cattle bacteriological examination 03/10/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations