Equine infectious anaemia,
Information received on 04/07/2017 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, The Hague, Netherlands
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 28/06/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 03/07/2017
Report date 03/07/2017
Date submitted to OIE 04/07/2017
Date event resolved 10/10/2017
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent Equine infectious anaemia virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (03/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (10/10/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (EIA 2017-01) Vreeland, Utrecht
Date of start of the outbreak 28/06/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (10/10/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 63 1 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 63 1 0 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae 1.59% 0.00% 0.00% 1.59%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad (National laboratory) Equidae agar-gel precipitation (AGP) test 03/07/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations