Lumpy skin disease,
Bangladesh
Information received on 15/09/2019 from Dr Hiresh Rajan Bhowmik, Director General, Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 14/07/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 27/08/2019
Report date 15/09/2019
Date submitted to OIE 15/09/2019
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Lumpy skin disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (15/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/10/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Charfarid; Shekolbhaha; P. Mohira; Vallapara; Ziri; Borumchara, Karnofuli; Patiya; Anwara, Chittagong, Chittagong
Date of start of the outbreak 14/07/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 360 66 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 360 66 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 18.33% 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
Epidemiological comments Surveillance and monitoring in the infected area are continuing.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Disinfection
  • Control of vectors
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • Treatment of affected animals (To prevent secondary bacterial infection)
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Central Diseases Investigation Laboratory, Dhaka, Bangladesh (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 27/08/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations