African swine fever,
Cote D'Ivoire
Information received on 10/10/2017 from Dr Adaman Kouadio, Directeur, Direction des Services Vétérinaires, Ministère des Ressources Animales et Halieutiques, Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 02/09/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 02/10/2017
Report date 10/10/2017
Date submitted to OIE 10/10/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 05/10/2015
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (10/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (27/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (25/11/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (04/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (15/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (31/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (09/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 7 (16/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 8 (02/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 9 (12/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 10 (27/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 11 (17/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 12 (11/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 13 (06/07/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (217/17/Viro79) Ferkéssédougou municipality, Ferkessedougou
Date of start of the outbreak 02/09/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 28588 2555 2292 26033 0
Affected population Mortality in pigs with clinical signs suggestive of the disease (hyper salivation, lack of appetite, coordination disorders and skin redness on ears, snout, tail and abdomen) in four districts (Lanviara, Gare, Douane and St Paul). The farms are of free and indoors type. Investigations are being carried out to evaluate the extent of the disease.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 28588 2555 2292 26033 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 8.94% 8.02% 89.71% 99.08%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments Mortalities were reported at the border of Ouangolodougou, a border town with Burkina Faso in June 2017.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Control of vectors
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
National Laboratory for Agricultural Development (LANADA) (National laboratory) Swine real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 02/10/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations