Equine infectious anaemia,
Information received on 12/04/2018 from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, Ministerial Dirigentin and Chief Veterinary Officer , Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) , Bonn, Germany
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 27/03/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 03/04/2018
Report date 12/04/2018
Date submitted to OIE 12/04/2018
Date event resolved 29/06/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 24/11/2017
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Equine infectious anaemia virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (12/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (11/07/2018)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (18-404-00001) Hagenow, Ludwigslust-Parchim, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Date of start of the outbreak 27/03/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (29/06/2018)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 15 1 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 15 1 0 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae 6.67% 0.00% 0.00% 6.67%
*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
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Disinfection
  • 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
Friedrich Loeffler Institute (FLI) (National laboratory) Equidae agar-gel precipitation (AGP) test 03/04/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations