Scrapie,
Portugal
Information received on 14/10/2020 from Dr. Susana Pombo, Director General, General Directorate of Food and Veterinary (DGAV), Ministry of Agriculture, Lisboa, Portugal
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 28/04/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 18/05/2020
Report date 14/10/2020
Date submitted to OIE 14/10/2020
Date event resolved 04/06/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 04/12/2019
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent PrPSc
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (08/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (14/10/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments After the confirmation for the positive animal, the other susceptible animals of the farm (69 sheep), byproducts and waste, were destroyed the 4th june 2020, according to point 2.2.2 b) of chapter B annex VII of 999/2000 EC Regulation.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.