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Information received on 30/09/2016 from Dr. Marius Grigore, Director, Head of Unit Animal Health Department General Sanitary Veterinary Directorate, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 01/09/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 06/09/2016
Report date 30/09/2016
Date submitted to OIE 30/09/2016
Date event resolved 27/10/2016
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 29/08/2016
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Melissococcus plutonius
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (30/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (18/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 2 (31/10/2016)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Valenii de Munte, Valenii de Munte, Prahova
Date of start of the outbreak 01/09/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (27/10/2016)
Epidemiological unit Apiary
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Bees (hives) 118 1 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Bees (hives) 118 1 0 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Bees (hives) 0.85% 0.00% 0.00% 0.85%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Modified stamping out
  • 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 of Diagnostic and Animal Health (National laboratory) Bees bacteriological examination 06/09/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations