Newcastle disease,
Russia
Information received on 22/11/2019 from Dr Nikolay Vlasov, Deputy Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance , Ministry of Agriculture, Moscou, Russia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 15/11/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 20/11/2019
Report date 22/11/2019
Date submitted to OIE 22/11/2019
Date event resolved 02/01/2020
Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Newcastle disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (22/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (10/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (17/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (12/01/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Kislino, Kursky, Kurskaya Oblast
Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (12/12/2019)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 318 279 279 39 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 318 279 279 39 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 87.74% 87.74% 100.00% 100.00%
*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 The isolates belong to genotype VII, as opposed to the isolates recovered for last occurrence in 2013, which belong to genotype VI.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Stamping out
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Kurskaya veterinary Laboratory (Local laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 15/11/2019 Positive
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 20/11/2019 Positive
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds virus sequencing 20/11/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations