Rabies,
Kazakhstan
Information received on 22/07/2020 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 06/05/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 29/05/2020
Report date 22/07/2020
Date submitted to OIE 22/07/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Rabies virus
Serotype RABV
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (22/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (11/08/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Birlik, Bayanaul, Pavlodarskaya
Date of start of the outbreak 06/05/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 71 1 1 0 0
Dogs 1 0 0 0 0
Cats 1 0 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Cattle 71 1 1 0 0
Dogs 1 0 0 0 0
Cats 1 0 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Cattle 1.41% 1.41% 100.00% 1.41%
Dogs 0.00% 0.00% - 0.00%
Cats 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
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • 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
Republican Veterinary Laboratory (Regional Laboratory) Cattle direct fluorescent antibody (FAT) test 29/05/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations