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* Shrimp (Penaeus indicus) (t) 95.00% 95.00% 100.00% 100.00% * Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter Epidemiology
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Ras Attarfa, Jizan, Saudi Arabia17.94°N 41.87°E0.500Yes
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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* Shrimp (Penaeus indicus) (t) 95.00% 95.00% 100.00% 100.00% * Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter Epidemiology
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WSSV: A neo-emergence [February 2011 - ?]ongoing2010-10-16
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