Peste des petits ruminants,
Algeria
Information received on 29/01/2020 from Dr Ahmed Chawki El Karim Boughalem, Directeur des Services Vétérinaires, Direction des Services Vétérinaires, Ministère de l’Agriculture, du Développement Rural et de la Pêche, Alger, Algeria
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 29
Date of start of the event 23/10/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 25/10/2018
Report date 29/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 29/01/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 20/03/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Peste des petits ruminants virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (20/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (26/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (24/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (30/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (19/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (03/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (17/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (01/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (09/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (16/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (23/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (06/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 12 (14/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 13 (20/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 14 (09/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 15 (16/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 16 (23/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 17 (30/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 18 (06/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 19 (13/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 20 (20/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 21 (28/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 22 (04/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 23 (15/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 24 (26/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 25 (02/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 26 (09/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 27 (16/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 28 (22/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 29 (29/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 30 (06/02/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments As it is a semi-intensive farming system, the animals were confined and disinfection was applied at "Zribets" level. Vaccination around the outbreak was carried out. In addition, it should be noted that mass vaccination has been officially launched in this entire area (wilayas of the Great South) since 15 January 2020.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • 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
Central Veterinary Laboratory (National laboratory) Goats competitive ELISA (c-ELISA) 16/01/2020 Positive
Central Veterinary Laboratory (National laboratory) Sheep competitive ELISA (c-ELISA) 16/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.