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December 18, 2017
 
Reoccurrences of two different serotypes of bluetongue detected in Turkey (Global Animal Disease Update) (Dec 15, 2017)
 
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Reoccurrences of two different serotypes of bluetongue were detected in Turkey this week. The following report contains an overview of the disease situation.

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1.  Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus detected in Turkey

Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus, serotype 16, was detected in Italy, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports.

The information was received by the OIE on December 11 from Dr. Nihat Pakdil, Deputy Undersecretary of Ministry, Veterinary Services, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ankara, Turkey.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on December 8, with one outbreak reported in Aydin. 11 fatal cases were identified in goats, resulting in 26 becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was the introduction of new live animals and vectors.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, surveillance within containment and protection zones, quarantine, disinfection, and control of vectors. Vaccination in response to the outbreak is to be applied. No treatment was given to affected animals.

2.  Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus detected in Turkey

Reoccurrence of bluetongue virus, serotype 4, was detected in Turkey, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on December 11 from Dr. Nihat Pakdil, Deputy Undersecretary of Ministry, Vetrinary Services, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ankara, Turkey.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on December 8, with one outbreak reported in Osmaniye. Eight fatal cases were identified in sheep, resulting in 56 becoming susceptible. The source of the outbreaks was contact with infected animals at grazing/watering and vectors.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, surveillance within containment and protection zones, quarantine, disinfection, and control of vectors. Vaccination in response to the outbreak is to be applied. No treatment was given to affected animals.

3.  Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus detected in Ukraine

Reoccurrence of African swine fever virus was detected in Ukraine, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on December 11 from Dr. Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer production, International Cooperation of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, Kiev, Ukraine.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on December 9, with one outbreak reported in Kirovograd. 38 fatal cases were identified in swine, resulting in 28 others becoming susceptible which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, surveillance within containment and protection zones, traceability, quarantine, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, zoning, disinfection, disinfestation, and ante- and post-mortem inspections. Vaccination is permitted but no treatment was given to affected animals.

4.  Reoccurrence of sheep pox and goat pox detected in Greece

Reoccurrence of sheep pox and goat pox was detected in Greece, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on December 11 from Chrysoula Dile, Head, Animal Health Directorate, Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Athens, Greece.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on September 7, with one outbreak reported in Voreio Aigaio. One case was identified in sheep, resulting in 130 sheep becoming susceptible which were all destroyed. The source of the outbreaks was unknown.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, surveillance within and outside containment and protection zones, traceability, quarantine, official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste, zoning, and disinfection. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.

5.  New strain of low pathogenic avian influenza virus detected in France

A new strain of low pathogenic avian influenza virus, serotype H5N3, was detected in France, the OIE reports.

The information was received by the OIE on December 11 from Dr. Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Agroalimentaire et de la Forêt, Paris, France.

The outbreak event was reported to have started on December 10, 2015, with one outbreak reported in Maine-et-loire. The number of cases identified is not calculated because of missing information. 9,200 birds became susceptible and 30 birds died. The source of the outbreaks was vectors.

Control measures, included movement control inside the country, screening, traceability, surveillance within containment and protection zones, and zoning. Vaccination is prohibited and no treatment was given to affected animals.
 


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