African swine fever,
Information received on 04/02/2019 from Dr Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head , Department for Food Safety and Veterinary Medicine, State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, KYIV, Ukraine
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 01/02/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 02/02/2019
Report date 04/02/2019
Date submitted to OIE 04/02/2019
Date event resolved 13/03/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 03/03/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (04/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (28/03/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Kharkiv, Kharkiv, Khar'Kov
Date of start of the outbreak 01/02/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (13/03/2019)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 7 7 0 0
Affected population On the border of the town seven carcasses of pigs were found. Samples were taken and African swine fever virus was detected by PCR method. The carcasses were destroyed; disinfection, quarantine and all related measures were conducted.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 7 7 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine ** ** 100.00% **
*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
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • 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
Regional State Laboratory of State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection in Poltava Region (Regional Laboratory) Swine polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 02/02/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations