Leishmaniosis,
Singapore
Information received on 06/10/2020 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. 3
Date of start of the event 13/08/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 19/08/2020
Report date 06/10/2020
Date submitted to OIE 06/10/2020
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. There have been no new cases detected since 1 Sep 2020.
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
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.