Lumpy skin disease,
Information received on 05/03/2020 from Dr Abdul Jabbar Sikder, Director General, Department of Livestock Services, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 14/07/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 27/08/2019
Report date 05/03/2020
Date submitted to OIE 05/03/2020
Date event resolved 22/03/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Lumpy skin disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (15/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (05/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (22/03/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Bashghata, East Narayanpur, Amiran, Nalta, Baroihati, Rahimabad, Mobarakpur, Sadar, Kaligang, Tala, Sathkhira, Khulna
Date of start of the outbreak 02/09/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (05/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 77 33 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 77 33 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 42.86% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Surveillance and monitoring in the infected area are continuing.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Disinfection
  • Control of vectors
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • Treatment of affected animals (To prevent secondary bacterial infection)
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Central Diseases Investigation Laboratory, Dhaka, Bangladesh (National laboratory) Cattle real-time PCR 19/09/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations