African swine fever,
Chad
Information received on 14/09/2018 from Dre Nodjimadji Rirabe, Directrice des Services Vétérinaires, Services Vétérinaires, Ministère de l'Elevage et des Productions Animales, N'djamena, Chad
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 25/08/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 12/09/2018
Report date 14/09/2018
Date submitted to OIE 14/09/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 06/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (2)
Outbreak 1 9th district, N''''Djamena, N''''Djamena, Ville De N'Jamena
Date of start of the outbreak 25/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 205 189 171 0 0
Outbreak 2 1st district, Farcha, N''''''''Djamena, N''''''''Djamena, Ville De N'Jamena
Date of start of the outbreak 29/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 12 12 8 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 217 201 179 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 92.63% 82.49% 89.05% 82.49%
*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
  • Zoning
  • 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
National Veterinary Laboratory (LANAVET) (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 12/09/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations