Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (Infection with),
Information received on 06/02/2020 from Dr Georgi Avetisyan, Head, Food Safety Inspection Body of the Government of the Republic of Armenia, e ARM Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia, YEREVAN, Armenia
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 30/01/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 31/01/2020
Report date 06/02/2020
Date submitted to OIE 06/02/2020
Date event resolved 22/02/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 23/01/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (06/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (22/02/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Yerevan Zoo, Yerevan
Date of start of the outbreak 30/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (22/02/2020)
Epidemiological unit Zoo
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Camelidae (unidentified):Camelidae (incognita)(Camelidae) 4 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Camelidae (unidentified):Camelidae (incognita)(Camelidae) 4 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Camelidae (unidentified):Camelidae (incognita)(Camelidae) 25.00% 25.00% 100.00% 25.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Rebublican Veterinary and Phytosanitary Center of Laboratory Services (National laboratory) Camelidae (unidentified) bacteriological examination 31/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations