Newcastle disease,
Bulgaria
Information received on 23/12/2018 from Dr Damyan Iliev, Chief Veterinary Officer & Deputy Executive Director, Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Sofia, Bulgaria
Summary
Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
Date of start of the event 19/12/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 19/12/2018
Report date 23/12/2018
Date submitted to OIE 23/12/2018
Date event resolved 20/12/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 14/11/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Newcastle disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Burgas, Burgas, Burgas
Date of start of the outbreak 19/12/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (20/12/2018)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Eurasian Collared-Dove:Streptopelia decaocto(Columbidae) 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Eurasian Collared-Dove:Streptopelia decaocto(Columbidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Eurasian Collared-Dove:Streptopelia decaocto(Columbidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments Confirmed M and F genes of Newcastle disease virus in a wild bird (Streptopelia decaocto)found dead.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • 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
National Reference Laboratory for avian influenza and Newcastle disease (National laboratory) Eurasian Collared-Dove real-time PCR 19/12/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations