Information received on 12/12/2018 from Dr Nihat Pakdil, Deputy Undersecretary of Ministry, Vetrinary Services, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, ANKARA, Turkey
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 17/09/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 19/11/2018
Report date 12/12/2018
Date submitted to OIE 12/12/2018
Date event resolved 23/12/2018
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype 8
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (20/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (28/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (05/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (12/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (19/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (26/12/2018)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Adana Sheep 6000
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Disinfection
  • Control of vectors
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.