Tularemia,
Ukraine
Information received on 07/09/2020 from Dr Olga Shevchenko, Deputy Head, State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Kyiv, , Ukraine
Summary
Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
Date of start of the event 14/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 04/09/2020
Report date 07/09/2020
Date submitted to OIE 07/09/2020
Date event resolved 04/09/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Francisella tularensis
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Dudchany, Novovorontsovka, Kherson
Date of start of the outbreak 14/08/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2020)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Brown hare (European Hare):Lepus europaeus(Leporidae) 4 0 4 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Brown hare (European Hare):Lepus europaeus(Leporidae) 4 0 4 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Brown hare (European Hare):Lepus europaeus(Leporidae) ** ** 0.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • 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
Kherson Regional State Laboratory of State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection (Regional Laboratory) Brown hare (European Hare) bacteriological examination 04/09/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations