Foot and mouth disease,
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 12/01/2017 from Dr Yu Kangzhen, National Chief Veterinary Officer , Veterinary Bureau , Ministry of Agriculture , Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 5
Date of start of the event 18/11/2014
Date of confirmation of the event 25/11/2014
Report date 11/01/2017
Date submitted to OIE 12/01/2017
Date event resolved 07/04/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 09/07/2014
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (25/11/2014)
Follow-up report No. 1 (01/04/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (10/03/2016)
Follow-up report No. 3 (11/05/2016)
Follow-up report No. 4 (23/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (11/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 6 (19/12/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Farm, Pishan, Hetian, Xinjiang
Date of start of the outbreak 05/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (07/04/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 6 4 0 6 0
Sheep / goats 10 0 0 10 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 6 4 0 6 0
Sheep / goats 10 0 0 10 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 66.67% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%
Sheep / goats 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
  • Screening
  • Disinfection
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • 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
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National Laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 11/01/2017 Positive
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National Laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle virus isolation 11/01/2017 Positive
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National Laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Sheep / goats reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 11/01/2017 Positive
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National Laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Sheep / goats virus isolation 11/01/2017 Positive
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National Laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 11/01/2017 Positive
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National Laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle virus isolation 11/01/2017 Positive
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National Laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Sheep / goats reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 11/01/2017 Positive
Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute (National Laboratory) (OIE Reference Laboratory) Sheep / goats virus isolation 11/01/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations