African swine fever,
Moldova
Information received on 08/12/2017 from Mr Vsevolod Stamati, Deputy Director General, National Food Safety Agency of the Republic of Moldova, National Food Safety Agency, CHISINAU, Moldova
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 12/11/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 21/11/2017
Report date 08/12/2017
Date submitted to OIE 08/12/2017
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (08/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (18/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (26/12/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (03/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (09/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (15/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (22/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 7 (28/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 8 (05/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 9 (19/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 10 (26/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 11 (06/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 12 (12/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 13 (26/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 14 (02/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 15 (27/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 16 (02/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 17 (07/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 18 (15/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 19 (21/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 20 (28/05/2018)
Follow-up report No. 21 (05/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 22 (11/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 23 (21/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 24 (25/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 25 (03/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 26 (09/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 27 (16/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 28 (24/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 29 (30/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 30 (06/08/2018)
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 Zloti, Cimislia
Date of start of the outbreak 12/11/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Affected population Samples for ASF testing were collected from a hunted wild boar and sent to the Republican Center for Veterinary Diagnosis (National laboratory) within the framework of the national ASF surveillance programme.
Outbreak 2 Vatici, Orhei
Date of start of the outbreak 12/11/2017
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Affected population Samples for ASF testing were collected from a hunted wild boar and sent to the Republican Center for Veterinary Diagnosis (National laboratory) within the framework of the national ASF surveillance programme.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 0 2 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** 0.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
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
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Control of vectors
  • Process to inactivate the pathogenic agent in products or by-products
  • Vector surveillance
  • 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
Republican Center for Veterinary Diagnosis (National laboratory) Wild boar antigen (Ag) detection ELISA 21/11/2017 Negative
Republican Center for Veterinary Diagnosis (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 21/11/2017 Positive
European Union Reference Laboratory for African swine fever, INIA-CISA (OIE Reference Laboratory) Wild boar immunoperoxidase procedure for differentiation of pestiviruses by monoclonal antibodies 05/12/2017 Positive
European Union Reference Laboratory for African swine fever, INIA-CISA (OIE Reference Laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 05/12/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations