Sheep pox and goat pox,
Information received on 19/07/2019 from Dr Tursyn Kabduldanov, Deputy Chairman, Committee for Veterinary Control and Supervision, Ministry of Agriculture, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 15/06/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 25/06/2019
Report date 19/07/2019
Date submitted to OIE 19/07/2019
Date event resolved 12/08/2019
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Capripoxvirus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (19/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (12/08/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Suyunduk, Kurmangazy, Atyrauskaya
Date of start of the outbreak 15/06/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (12/08/2019)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 13486 260 260 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Sheep 13486 260 260 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Sheep 1.93% 1.93% 100.00% 1.93%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • Disinfection
  • Zoning
  • Quarantine
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Atyrauskaya Sheep 13226
  • 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 Centre for Veterinary (National laboratory) Sheep polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 25/06/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations