Newcastle Disease In The Czech Republic

CZECH REPUBLIC - This is a report via OIE on the latest Newcastle Disease outbreak in the Czech Republic.
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Information received on 30/01/2007 from Mr Josef Vitásek, Director of State Veterinary , Department for Protection of Health and Animal Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture , PRAGUE, Czech Republic


Report type Immediate notification
Start date 15/01/2007
Date of confirmation of event 29/01/2007
Report date 30/01/2007
Date submitted to OIE 30/01/2007
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 07/1998
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Avian paramyxovirus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
Report pertains to Defined zone within the country

New Outbreaks

Outbreak 1 Jezborice, Pardubice, PARDUBICKÝ
Date of start of outbreak 15/01/2007
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not submitted)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Birds 36 3 1 35 0
Affected population backyard fowls - pigeons
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible removed*
Birds 8.33% 2.78% 33.33% 100.00%
* Removed from the susceptible population either through death, destruction or slaughter


Source of infection
  • Contact with wild Species
Epidemiological comments ICPI = 1,48

Control measures

Measures already applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
  • Stamping out
  • Vaccination permitted
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • None specified

Diagnostic test results

Laboratory name and type State Veterinary Institute (SVI), Prague (Regional Reference Laboratory)
Tests and results
Species Test Test date Result
Birds intracerebral pathogenicity index (ICPI) test 29/01/2007 Positive

Map of outbreak locations

Location of current outbreaks

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Further Information

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