Infectious Diseases 2006

Infectious Diseases 2006

Newcastle disease in Serbia and Montenegro

6 December, 2006

Date of first confirmation of the event: 4 December 2006.
Date of start of the event: 27 November 2006.
Location of the outbreaks: Zitiste and Koracica villages (Srbija province).
Number of animals in the outbreaks: 3,897 susceptible animals, 973 deaths and 2,924 animals destroyed.
Description of affected population: backyard poultry.
Diagnostic tests used: haemagglutination inhibition test and virus isolation (OIE).