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Bulgaria Reports One More Outbreak of FMD

02 February 2011

BULGARIA - The Bulgarian veterinary authorities have reported yet another outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the Burgas region.

The World Organisation for Animal Health received follow-up report no. 3 on 31 January.

According to the report, 1 cattle, 110 goats and 38 sheep have shown susceptibility to the outbreak.

One cattle (the total number of cattle in the village) was tested and a positive result was obtained by non-structural protein ELISA, antibody detection ELISA type O and non-structural protein ELISA confirmation test

38 sheep were tested and 3 positive results were obtained by non-structural protein ELISA, antibody detection ELISA type O and non-structural protein ELISA confirmation test.

110 goats were tested and 10 positive results were obtained by non-structural protein ELISA, antibody detection ELISA type O and non-structural protein ELISA confirmation test.

The report states that the stamping out of all susceptible animals has started.


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