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#MERS-CoV, #Saudi Arabia [one new #camels #outbreak] (#OIE, October 12 2016)

 

Title: #MERS-CoV, #Saudi Arabia [one new #camels #outbreak].

Subject: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, one new epizootic in K. of Saudi Arabia.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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MERS-CoV, Saudi Arabia

Information received on 12/10/2016 from Dr Mohammed Alblowi, Director General, Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratories, Ministry of Enviroment, Water and Agriculture, Riyadh , Saudi Arabia

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 3
    • Date of start of the event 29/12/2015
    • Date of confirmation of the event 20/01/2016
    • Report date 12/10/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 12/10/2016
    • Reason for notification Emerging disease
    • Morbidity 2.36 %
    • Mortality 0 %
    • Zoonotic impact No
    • Causal agent MERS-CoV
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (28/01/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (11/04/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (16/06/2016) / Follow-up report No. 3 (12/10/2016)
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1 - Alkharj Governorate, Alkharj , AR RIYAD
      • Date of start of the outbreak 28/09/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Camelidae – 4 – 4 – 0 – 0 – 0
          • Affected population This outbreak is associated with a human confirmed case.
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Camelidae – 4 – 4 – 0 – 0 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Camelidae - 100.00% - 0.00% - 0.00% - 0.00%
            • *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
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Traceability
      • Quarantine
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type – Species – Test - Test date – Result
      • Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Riyadh (National laboratory) – Camelidae - enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - 20/01/2016 – Positive
      • Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Riyadh (National laboratory) – Camelidae - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 04/10/2016 – Positive
      • Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Riyadh (National laboratory) – Camelidae - real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) - 20/01/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Saudi Arabia; MERS-CoV; Camels.

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