Leishmaniosis,
Singapore
Information received on 15/09/2020 from Dr Him Hoo Yap, Chief Veterinary Officer, Director General, Animal & Veterinary Service, National Parks Board, Singapore, Singapore
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 13/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 19/08/2020
Report date 15/09/2020
Date submitted to OIE 15/09/2020
Date event resolved 27/10/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 19/06/2019
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Leishmania infantum
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (22/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (15/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (25/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (06/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (27/10/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Targeted surveillance of free ranging dogs which are epidemiologically linked to the cases is underway. As of 15 Sep 2020, one new free ranging dog tested positive for antibodies against leishmaniosis.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Vector surveillance
  • 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
Animal and Plant Health Centre (National laboratory) Domestic Dog indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) test 01/09/2020 Positive
Animal and Plant Health Centre (National laboratory) Domestic Dog rapid tests 01/09/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.