Foot and mouth disease,
Colombia
Information received on 11/10/2018 from Dra. Deyanira Barrero León, Gerente General, Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario (ICA), Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural, BOGOTA, Colombia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 10/08/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 10/10/2018
Report date 11/10/2018
Date submitted to OIE 11/10/2018
Date event resolved 10/12/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 15/08/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Virus de la fiebre aftosa
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (11/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (25/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (01/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (08/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (15/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (22/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 7 (29/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 8 (19/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 9 (03/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (18/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (18/02/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (118228) El Papayo 1, San Diego, San Diego, Cesar
Date of start of the outbreak 10/08/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (10/12/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 216 2 0 216 0
Swine 144 37 27 117 0
Affected population Affected animals are backyard pigs and two three-years-old cows.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 216 2 0 216 0
Swine 144 37 27 117 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 0.93% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%
Swine 25.69% 18.75% 72.97% 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
Epidemiological comments La zona tiene una alta cobertura vacunal y el predio cuenta con la vacunación vigente. El predio está ubicado en un departamento fronterizo con la República de Venezuela. Se está efectuando la investigación epidemiológica correspondiente para determinar el origen del foco. Se establecieron las zonas focal, perifocal y de vigilancia.
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
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Laboratorio nacional de diagnóstico veterinario (National laboratory) Swine antigen (Ag) detection ELISA 10/10/2018 Positive
Laboratorio nacional de diagnóstico veterinario (National laboratory) Swine polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 10/10/2018 Positive
Laboratorio nacional de diagnóstico veterinario (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 10/10/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations