African swine fever,
Information received on 05/10/2018 from Dr Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 27/09/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 02/10/2018
Report date 05/10/2018
Date submitted to OIE 05/10/2018
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 (05/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (18/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (29/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (10/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (22/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (30/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (10/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 7 (20/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 8 (09/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (14/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (22/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (04/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 12 (20/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 13 (09/04/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Tarcal, Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen
Date of start of the outbreak 27/09/2018
Outbreak status Resolved (28/09/2018)
Epidemiological unit Forest
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 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
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
  • Traceability
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • 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
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 02/10/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations