Lumpy skin disease,
Information received on 18/08/2020 from Dr Nicolay Vlasov, , Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance , Ministry of Agriculture, Moscow, Russia
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 01/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 06/08/2020
Report date 18/08/2020
Date submitted to OIE 18/08/2020
Date event resolved 06/11/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 23/12/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Lumpy skin disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (07/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (18/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (03/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (25/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (16/12/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Strain belongs to the genetic group of the Neetling vaccine strains
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Process to inactivate the pathogenic agent in products or by-products
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
All-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (National laboratory) Cattle polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 17/08/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.