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Event summary: Foot and mouth disease, Guinea-Bissau
Start of event 05/10/2016
Confirmation 28/10/2016
Report date 02/12/2016
Submission date 02/12/2016
Reason Recurrence
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Number of outbreaks 2
Date resolved 31/03/2017
Epidemiological comments Results obtained for 92 sera and for a pool of six vesicular fluids sent to the laboratory: - Antibodies against non-structural proteins detected in 18 sera and confirmed as serotypes O and A (11 animals positive for A and O, 6 animals positive for O and just 1 positive for A) - SAT1 and SAT2 antigens detected in vesicular fluids. It is impossible to identify how many animals were positive for each serotype.
Guinea-Bissau has submitted the following immediate notification and follow-up report (s) to OIE.

View Report Date Date submitted to OIE Report Type
Full report 02/12/2016 02/12/2016 Immediate notification
Full report 27/06/2017 27/06/2017 Follow-up Report 1 (Resolved : 31/03/2017 Final report )