West Nile Fever,
Bulgaria
Information received on 23/10/2018 from Dr Damyan Iliev, Chief Veterinary Officer & Deputy Executive Director, Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Sofia, Bulgaria
Summary
Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
Date of start of the event 02/10/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 02/10/2018
Report date 23/10/2018
Date submitted to OIE 23/10/2018
Date event resolved 02/10/2018
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent West Nile virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Burgas, Burgas
Date of start of the outbreak 02/10/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (02/10/2018)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Rook:Corvus frugilegus(Corvidae) 1 1 0 0
Affected population A Corvus frugilegus found dead
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Rook:Corvus frugilegus(Corvidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Rook:Corvus frugilegus(Corvidae) ** ** 100.00% **
*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
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • 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 Reference Laboratory (National laboratory) Rook real-time PCR 02/10/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations