SARS CoV 2,
Brazil
Information received on 07/01/2021 from Dr Geraldo Marcos De Moraes, Director, Departamento de Salud Animal e Insumos Pecuarios, Ministerio de Agricultura,Ganadería y Abastecimiento, Brasilia , Brazil
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 1
Date of start of the event 05/10/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 16/10/2020
Report date 07/01/2021
Date submitted to OIE 07/01/2021
Reason for notification Emerging disease
Morbidity 1 (scale 0 to 5)
Mortality 0 (scale 0 to 5)
Zoonotic impact Currently unknown zoonotic potential
Causal agent SARS CoV 2
Related reports Immediate notification (28/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (07/01/2021)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Likely contact with human case
Epidemiological comments These tests are part of a research project on pets living in households with confirmed human cases of recent SARS CoV-2 infection. The SARS CoV-2 surveillance study (PetCOVID-19 Study) is carried out within the One Health framework and is coordinated by the Federal University of Paraná, with the participation of other federal universities and the cooperation with public health services in several States of the country.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • 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
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Federal University of Paraná (Local laboratory) Cats polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 11/12/2020 Positive
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Federal University of Paraná (Local laboratory) Dogs polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 19/11/2020 Positive
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Federal University of Paraná (Local laboratory) Dogs polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 20/11/2020 Positive
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Federal University of Paraná (Local laboratory) Dogs polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 20/11/2020 Positive
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Federal University of Paraná (Local laboratory) Dogs polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Federal University of Paraná (Local laboratory) Dogs polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 23/11/2020 Positive
TECSA Laboratories (Private Laboratory) Dogs real-time PCR 27/11/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.