Information received on 30/12/2019 from Dr Nihat Pakdil, Deputy Undersecretary of Ministry, Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, ANKARA, Turkey
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 21/11/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 04/12/2019
Report date 30/12/2019
Date submitted to OIE 30/12/2019
Date event resolved 06/02/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 08/11/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Burkholderia mallei
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (23/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (30/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (07/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (13/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (20/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (28/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (04/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (11/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (17/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (24/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (02/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (09/03/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Cevre, Merkez, Usak
Date of start of the outbreak 23/12/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (23/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 1 0 1 0
Affected population A private veterinarian suspected that a solitary horse in a stabling could be affected with glanders due to clinical symptoms. Then, it was detected positive with mallein test.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 1 0 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae ** ** 0.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Illegal movement of animals
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations