WSSV in Saudi Arabia

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White spot disease, Saudi Arabia

Information received on 24/04/2011 from Mr Abdulghani Y. M. Al Fadhl, Director General, Animal and Plant Quarantine Department, Ministry of Agriculture, RIYADH, Saudi Arabia

Summary

Report type Immediate notification

Start date 06/02/2011

Date of first confirmation of the event 09/02/2011

Report date 24/04/2011

Date submitted to OIE 24/04/2011

Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease

Manifestation of disease Clinical disease

Causal agent Whispovirus - Nimaviridae

Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy

This event pertains to the whole country

New outbreaks

Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1

Location(s) • JIZAN (Ras Attarfa, Sebiya, Jizan)

Total animals affected Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered

Shrimp (Penaeus indicus) (t) 500 475 475 25 0

Outbreak statistics Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*

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Ras Attarfa, Jizan, Saudi Arabia
17.9364°N 41.8652°E
1
0.500
Yes
Discovery
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Discovery method: 
Robot discovered
Discovery time: 
Wed 2011-Apr-27 09:51
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WSSV in Saudi Arabia
Original text (summary): 

White spot disease, Saudi Arabia

Information received on 24/04/2011 from Mr Abdulghani Y. M. Al Fadhl, Director General, Animal and Plant Quarantine Department, Ministry of Agriculture, RIYADH, Saudi Arabia

Summary

Report type Immediate notification

Start date 06/02/2011

Date of first confirmation of the event 09/02/2011

Report date 24/04/2011

Date submitted to OIE 24/04/2011

Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease

Manifestation of disease Clinical disease

Causal agent Whispovirus - Nimaviridae

Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy

This event pertains to the whole country

New outbreaks

Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1

Location(s) • JIZAN (Ras Attarfa, Sebiya, Jizan)

Total animals affected Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered

Shrimp (Penaeus indicus) (t) 500 475 475 25 0

Outbreak statistics Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*