African swine fever,
Information received on 21/06/2013 from Dr Yury Pivavarchyk, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary Services , Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Minsk, Belarus
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 19/06/2013
Date of confirmation of the event 21/06/2013
Report date 21/06/2013
Date submitted to OIE 21/06/2013
Date event resolved 27/08/2013
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (21/06/2013)
Follow-up report No. 1 (04/07/2013)
Follow-up report No. 2 (29/07/2013)
Follow-up report No. 3 (14/07/2014)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Chapun, Lelyukinskiy, Ivye, Grodno
Date of start of the outbreak 19/06/2013
Outbreak status Resolved (19/08/2013)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 16 1 1 15 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 16 1 1 15 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 6.25% 6.25% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Feed
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • 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 National Centre (National laboratory) Swine polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 21/06/2013 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations