Scrapie,
Tunisia
Information received on 28/10/2020 from Dr Malek Zrelli, Directeur Général, Direction Générale des Services Vétérinaires, Ministère de l'Agriculture, Tunis, Tunisia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 01/09/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 16/07/2020
Report date 28/10/2020
Date submitted to OIE 28/10/2020
Date event resolved 23/10/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Prion PrPSc
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (04/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (28/10/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments L'origine de l'animal malade est inconnue. - Renforcement de la surveillance passive. - Sensibilisation.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • 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.