African swine fever,
Information received on 29/12/2016 from Dr Olga Shevchenko, Head of Directorate fot International Cooperation, Directorate fot International Cooperation, State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Kiev, Ukraine
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 26/12/2016
Date of confirmation of the event 28/12/2016
Report date 29/12/2016
Date submitted to OIE 29/12/2016
Date event resolved 06/03/2017
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (29/12/2016)
Follow-up report No. 1 (04/04/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Vynogradiv, Vynogradivskiy, Zakarpats'Ka
Date of start of the outbreak 26/12/2016
Outbreak status Resolved (06/03/2017)
Epidemiological unit Not applicable
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 13 3 3 10 0
Affected population Thirteen wild boars were kept in an enclosure on the territory of private hotel "Chorna Gora". On december 26th, three wild boars were found dead. Samples were taken from the carcasses and, on december 28th, postive result for African swine fever was established. All the other wild boars were killed and destroyed. Preventive measures are ongoing.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 13 3 3 10 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 23.08% 23.08% 100.00% 100.00%
*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
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • 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
State Scientific and Research Institute on Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Wild boar polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 28/12/2016 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations