Equine infectious anaemia,
Information received on 13/02/2018 from Dr Jozef Bires , Director & Chief Veterinary Officer , State Veterinary and Food Administration , Ministry of Agriculture, BRATISLAVA, Slovakia
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 12/02/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 12/02/2018
Report date 13/02/2018
Date submitted to OIE 13/02/2018
Date event resolved 02/03/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 06/03/2017
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Equine infectious anaemia virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (21/02/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (02/03/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Jelšovec, Velká nad Iplom, Lucenec, Banska Bystrica
Date of start of the outbreak 12/02/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 1 1 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 1 1 0 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%
*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
  • Quarantine
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Equidae 12/02/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations