Member Country details for listing OIE CWD 2013 against the criteria of Article 1.2.2

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  1. Monday, May 05, 2014



    Member Country details for listing OIE CWD 2013 against the criteria of Article 1.2.2., the Code Commission recommends consideration for listing



    http://chronic-wasting-disease.blogspot.com/2014/05/member-country-details-for-listing-oie.html





    OIE Article 1.2.2.



    The criteria for the inclusion of a disease, infection or infestation in the OIE list are as follows:



    1) International spread of the agent (via live animals or their products, vectors or fomites) has been proven.



    AND



    2) At least one country has demonstrated freedom or impending freedom from the disease, infection or infestation in populations of susceptible animals, based on the animal health surveillance provisions of the Terrestrial Code, in particular those contained in Chapter 1.4.



    AND



    3)



    a) Natural transmission to humans has been proven, and human infection is associated with severe consequences.



    OR



    b) The disease has been shown to cause significant morbidity or mortality in domestic animals at the level of a



    country or a zone.



    OR



    c) The disease has been shown to, or scientific evidence indicates that it would, cause significant morbidity or



    mortality in wild animal populations.



    AND



    4) A reliable means of detection and diagnosis exists and a precise case definition is available to clearly identify cases



    and allow them to be distinguished from other diseases, infections and infestations.



    OR



    5) The disease or infection is an emerging disease with evidence of zoonotic properties, rapid spread, or significant morbidity or mortality and a case definition is available to clearly identify cases and allow them to be distinguished from other diseases or infections.



    2 2013 © OIE - Terrestrial Animal Health Code Chapter 1.2.- Criteria for the inclusion of diseases, infections and infestations on the OIE list



    http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/tahc/2010/chapitre_1.1.2.pdf





    Monday, May 05, 2014



    Member Country details for listing OIE CWD 2013 against the criteria of Article 1.2.2., the Code Commission recommends consideration for listing



    http://chronic-wasting-disease.blogspot.com/2014/05/member-country-details-for-listing-oie.html