Scrapie,
Iceland
Information received on 19/03/2020 from Dr Sigurborg Dađadóttir, Chief Veterinary Officer, Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority, Ministry of Industries and Innovation, Selfoss, Iceland
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 12/02/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 21/02/2020
Report date 19/03/2020
Date submitted to OIE 19/03/2020
Date event resolved 06/03/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 01/02/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent PrPSc
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (09/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/03/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.