African swine fever,
Romania
Information received on 31/07/2017 from Dr. Marius Grigore, Director, Head of Unit Animal Health Department General Sanitary Veterinary Directorate, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 27/07/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 31/07/2017
Report date 31/07/2017
Date submitted to OIE 31/07/2017
Date event resolved 20/11/2017
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
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 (31/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (01/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (11/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (25/09/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (04/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 5 (09/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 6 (22/11/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Satu-Mare, Satu-Mare, Satu Mare
Date of start of the outbreak 27/07/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (20/11/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 4 1 1 3 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 4 1 1 3 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 25.00% 25.00% 100.00% 100.00%
*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 Domestic pigs in a backyard. Source of infection unknown, investigation is ongoing.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • 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
Institute for Diagnostic and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine direct immunofluorescence (DIF) test 31/07/2017 Positive
Institute for Diagnostic and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 31/07/2017 Positive
Institute for Diagnostic and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 31/07/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations