Camelpox,
Kazakhstan
Information received on 20/02/2020 from Dr Tursyn Kabduldanov, Deputy Chairman, Committee for Veterinary Control and Supervision, Ministry of Agriculture, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 11/12/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 10/01/2020
Report date 20/02/2020
Date submitted to OIE 20/02/2020
Date event resolved 22/04/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Camelpox virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (20/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (23/04/2020)
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 Akshukyr, Tupkaragan, Mangystauskaya
Date of start of the outbreak 11/12/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (22/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Camelidae 41 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 2 Taushyk, Tupkaragan, Mangystauskaya
Date of start of the outbreak 25/12/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (22/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Camelidae 143 1 0 0 0
Outbreak 3 Zhyngyldy, Mangystau, Mangystauskaya
Date of start of the outbreak 29/12/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (22/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Camelidae 12 2 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Camelidae 196 4 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Camelidae 2.04% 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
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Quarantine
  • Disinfection
  • 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
National Reference Centre for Veterinary (National laboratory) Camelidae real-time PCR 10/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations