Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia,
Slovakia
Information received on 20/02/2019 from Dr Jozef Bires , Director & Chief Veterinary Officer , State Veterinary and Food Administration , Ministry of Agriculture, BRATISLAVA, Slovakia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 20/11/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 13/12/2018
Report date 20/02/2019
Date submitted to OIE 20/02/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 15/12/2017
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (20/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (27/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (07/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (15/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (29/03/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Stupava, Senec, Bratislava
Date of start of the outbreak 20/11/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Water type Fresh water
Population type Farmed
Production system Semi-closed
Affected animals
Species Morbidity Mortality Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) (kg) 0 (scale 0 to 5) 0 (scale 0 to 5) 300 0 0 300
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) (kg) 300 ** 0 0 300
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) (kg) ** 0.00% ** 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within infected and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Emergency harvest
  • Zoning
  • Killing for commercial use or own use
  • 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 and Food Institute in Dolný Kubín (National laboratory) Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) antibody detection ELISA 13/12/2018 Positive
Veterinary and Food Institute in Dolný Kubín (National laboratory) Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) test 13/12/2018 Positive
Veterinary and Food Institute in Dolný Kubín (National laboratory) Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) virus isolation 13/12/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations