Peste des petits ruminants,
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 18/02/2014 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. 6
Date of start of the event 05/12/2013
Date of confirmation of the event 05/12/2013
Report date 18/02/2014
Date submitted to OIE 18/02/2014
Date event resolved 31/08/2015
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Peste des petits ruminants virus
Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (05/12/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (26/12/2013)
Follow-up report No. 2 (02/01/2014)
Follow-up report No. 3 (03/01/2014)
Follow-up report No. 4 (24/01/2014)
Follow-up report No. 5 (17/02/2014)
Follow-up report No. 6 (18/02/2014)
Follow-up report No. 7 (22/03/2014)
Follow-up report No. 8 (25/03/2014)
Follow-up report No. 9 (29/03/2014)
Follow-up report No. 10 (31/03/2014)
Follow-up report No. 11 (02/04/2014)
Follow-up report No. 12 (04/04/2014)
Follow-up report No. 13 (04/04/2014)
Follow-up report No. 14 (08/04/2014)
Follow-up report No. 15 (09/04/2014)
Follow-up report No. 16 (09/04/2014)
Follow-up report No. 17 (22/04/2014)
Follow-up report No. 18 (09/05/2014)
Follow-up report No. 19 (16/05/2014)
Follow-up report No. 20 (03/06/2014)
Follow-up report No. 21 (17/06/2014)
Follow-up report No. 22 (31/08/2015)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Shenjing village, Yanchi, Wuzhong, Ningxia
Date of start of the outbreak 13/02/2014
Outbreak status Resolved (31/05/2014)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 610 116 32 578 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep / goats 610 116 32 578 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep / goats 19.02% 5.25% 27.59% 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
  • Zoning
  • Stamping out
  • Quarantine
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Screening
  • Movement control inside the country
  • 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 Research Center for Exotic Animal Diseases (Regional Reference Laboratory) Sheep / goats enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) 18/02/2014 Positive
National Research Center for Exotic Animal Diseases (Regional Reference Laboratory) Sheep / goats reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 18/02/2014 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations