Small hive beetle infestation (Aethina tumida),
Colombia
Information received on 02/08/2020 from Dra. Deyanira Barrero León, Gerente General, Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario (ICA), Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural, BOGOTA, Colombia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 7
Date of start of the event 27/05/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 12/06/2020
Report date 01/08/2020
Date submitted to OIE 02/08/2020
Date event resolved 31/08/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Aethina tumida
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (20/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (26/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (03/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (11/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (17/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (24/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (01/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (08/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (16/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (31/08/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Visits are still being done in the zone established for surveillance and will continue in the coming weeks.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Quarantine
  • Disinfestation
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.