Anthrax,
Myanmar
Information received on 24/06/2019 from Dr Ye Tun Win, Chief Veterinary Officer Director General, Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Summary
Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
Date of start of the event 09/04/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 15/05/2018
Report date 24/06/2019
Date submitted to OIE 24/06/2019
Date event resolved 28/09/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bacillus anthracis
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (26708) Zee Hpyu Kone, Boke San Kone, Kanblu, Kanblu, Sagaing
Date of start of the outbreak 09/04/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (28/09/2018)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 115 7 7 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 115 7 7 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 6.09% 6.09% 100.00% 6.09%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Contact with infected animal(s) at grazing/watering
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • 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 Laboratory, Mandalay (National laboratory) Cattle bacteriological examination 15/05/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations