Newcastle disease,
Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Information received on 11/05/2020 from Dr Zoran Atanasov, Director Food and Veterinary Agency, Food and Veterinary Agency, Food and Veterinary Agency , North Macedonia, SKOPJE, Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 04/05/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 06/05/2020
Report date 11/05/2020
Date submitted to OIE 11/05/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 13/04/2020
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Newcastle disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (03/2020) Mrshevci, Mirshevci, Ilinden, Skopje
Date of start of the outbreak 04/05/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (08/05/2020)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 61 36 36 25 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Birds 61 36 36 25 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Birds 59.02% 59.02% 100.00% 100.00%
*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
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • 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
Faculty of the Veterinary Medicine - Veterinary Institute (National laboratory) Birds reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 06/05/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations