Foot and mouth disease,
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 10/01/2018 from Dr Yu Kangzhen, National Chief Veterinary Officer , Veterinary Bureau , Ministry of Agriculture , Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 02/01/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 08/01/2018
Report date 08/01/2018
Date submitted to OIE 10/01/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 18/12/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype A
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture of QianNan, Changshun, Guizhou
Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 646 260 14 372 0
Sheep 203 17 9 177 0
Swine 108 6 0 102 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 646 260 14 372 0
Sheep 203 17 9 177 0
Swine 108 6 0 102 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 40.25% 2.17% 5.38% 59.75%
Sheep 8.37% 4.43% 52.94% 91.63%
Swine 5.56% 0.00% 0.00% 94.44%
*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
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Stamping out
  • 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
Lanzhou National Reference Laboratory for Foot and Mouth Disease (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 08/01/2018 Positive
Lanzhou National Reference Laboratory for Foot and Mouth Disease (OIE Reference Laboratory) Cattle virus isolation 08/01/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations