African swine fever,
Ukraine
Information received on 12/10/2017 from Dr Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer production, International Cooperation of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, UKR Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, KIEV, Ukraine
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 09/10/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 11/10/2017
Report date 12/10/2017
Date submitted to OIE 12/10/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 20/03/2017
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Korjove, Svativskyi, LUGANSK
Date of start of the outbreak 09/10/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 5 5 1 4 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 5 5 1 4 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 100.00% 20.00% 20.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • 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
State Scientific and Research Institute on Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Swine polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 11/10/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations