Equine infectious anaemia,
Greece
Information received on 11/07/2019 from Mrs Chrysoula Dile, Head, Animal Health Directorate, Ministry of Rural Development and Food, ATHENS, Greece
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 05/06/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 05/06/2019
Report date 11/07/2019
Date submitted to OIE 11/07/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 31/12/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Equine infectious anaemia virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 PELLA 1, Kentriki Makedonia
Date of start of the outbreak 05/06/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 350 3 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 350 3 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae 0.86% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments The animals have been tested in the framework of passive surveillance.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • Control of vectors
  • 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
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Equidae Coggin's test 05/06/2019 Positive
Directorate of Veterinary Center of Athens, Departement of Molecular Diagnostics, FMD, Virological, Rickettsial and Exotic Diseases, Virology Laboratory (National laboratory) Equidae enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) 05/06/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations