Equine infectious anaemia,
Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Information received on 18/07/2017 from Msc Zoran Popovski, Director, Food and Veterinary Agency, Food and Veterinary Agency, Skopje, Former Yug. Rep. of Macedonia
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 11/07/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 17/07/2017
Report date 18/07/2017
Date submitted to OIE 18/07/2017
Date event resolved 12/04/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 2004
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Equine infectious anaemia virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (18/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (27/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (12/04/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Brest, Brest, Chucher - Sandevo, Kumanovo
Date of start of the outbreak 11/07/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (12/04/2018)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 10 3 1 5 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 10 3 1 5 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae 30.00% 10.00% 33.33% 60.00%
*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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (National laboratory) Equidae agar-gel precipitation (AGP) test 17/07/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations