Anthrax,
Kazakhstan
Information received on 19/08/2019 from Dr Tursyn Kabduldanov, Deputy Chairman, Committee for Veterinary Control and Supervision, Ministry of Agriculture, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 12/08/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 16/08/2019
Report date 19/08/2019
Date submitted to OIE 19/08/2019
Date event resolved 02/09/2019
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Bacillus anthracis
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (19/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (26/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (06/09/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Olginka, Arshaly, Akmolinskaya
Date of start of the outbreak 12/08/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (02/09/2019)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 323 1 0 1 0
Equidae 53 0 0 0 0
Sheep 113 0 0 0 0
Swine 126 0 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 323 1 0 1 0
Equidae 53 0 0 0 0
Sheep 113 0 0 0 0
Swine 126 0 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 0.31% 0.00% 0.00% 0.31%
Equidae 0.00% 0.00% - 0.00%
Sheep 0.00% 0.00% - 0.00%
Swine 0.00% 0.00% - 0.00%
*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
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
    Administrative division Species Total Vaccinated Details
    Akmolinskaya Cattle 323
    Equidae 53
    Sheep 113
    Swine 126
  • Quarantine
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • 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) Cattle polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 16/08/2019 Positive
Republican veterinary laboratory (National laboratory) Cattle polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 16/08/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations