Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia,
Romania
Information received on 14/11/2016 from Dr. Marius Grigore, Director, Head of Unit Animal Health Department General Sanitary Veterinary Directorate, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 07/10/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 02/11/2016
Report date 14/11/2016
Date submitted to OIE 14/11/2016
Date event resolved 07/03/2017
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Viral haemorragic septicaemia virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (14/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (16/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (03/05/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (1) Bicaz, Bicaz, Neamt
Date of start of the outbreak 07/10/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (07/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Water type Fresh water
Population type Farmed
Production system Open
Affected animals
Species Morbidity Mortality Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
trout (Salmo trutta) (kg) 1.67 % 0.05 % 12000 200 6
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
trout (Salmo trutta) (kg) 12000 200 6
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
trout (Salmo trutta) (kg) 1.67% 0.05% 3.00% **
*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
  • Screening
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • 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 for Diagnostic and Animal Health (National laboratory) trout (Salmo trutta ) antibody detection ELISA 02/11/2016 Positive
Institute for Diagnostic and Animal Health (National laboratory) trout (Salmo trutta ) real-time PCR 02/11/2016 Positive
Institute for Diagnostic and Animal Health (National laboratory) trout (Salmo trutta ) virus isolation 02/11/2016 Positive
Institute for Diagnostic and Animal Health (National laboratory) trout (Salmo trutta ) virus isolation 02/11/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations