Bluetongue,
Hungary
Information received on 22/09/2015 from Dr Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 09/09/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 09/09/2015
Report date 22/09/2015
Date submitted to OIE 22/09/2015
Date event resolved 13/12/2015
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 15/12/2014
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Bluetongue virus
Serotype Pending
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (10/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (28/09/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (07/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 5 (26/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 6 (11/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 7 (24/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 8 (16/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 9 (18/12/2015)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 ( 2015/3) Liptód, Baranya
Date of start of the outbreak 21/09/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (13/12/2015)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 10 1
Outbreak 2 (2015/4) Szedres, Tolna
Date of start of the outbreak 21/09/2015
Outbreak status Resolved (13/12/2015)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 938 2
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 948 3
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 0.32% ** ** **
*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
  • Vectors
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Control of vectors
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Screening
  • Movement control inside the country
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary Diagnosis Directorate of National Food Chain Safety Office (National Reference Laboratory) (National laboratory) Cattle reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 21/09/2015 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations