Caprine arthritis/encephalitis,
Romania
Information received on 22/12/2020 from Dr Robert Viorel Chioveanu, President, Secretary of State, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary Services, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 14/10/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 21/10/2020
Report date 22/12/2020
Date submitted to OIE 22/12/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 27/11/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Caprine arthritis/encephalitis virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (05/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (27/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/12/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Valea Ramnicului, Buzau
Date of start of the outbreak 02/12/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Goats 300 1 1 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Goats 300 1 1 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Goats 0.33% 0.33% 100.00% 0.33%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • 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
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Goats antibody detection ELISA 07/12/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations