Equine infectious anaemia,
Information received on 18/01/2017 from Dr. Karin Schwabenbauer, Ministerial Dirigentin and Chief Veterinary Officer , Directorate of Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) , Bonn, Germany
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 02/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 11/01/2017
Report date 18/01/2017
Date submitted to OIE 18/01/2017
Date event resolved 24/11/2017
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 11/2015
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Equine infectious anaemia virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (18/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (24/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (20/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (28/06/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (01/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 5 (23/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 6 (04/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 7 (11/10/2017)
Follow-up report No. 8 (06/12/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (17-404-00001) Hohenburg, Amberg-Sulzbach, Bayern
Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (02/05/2017)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 5 1 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 5 1 0 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae 20.00% 0.00% 0.00% 20.00%
*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
  • Screening
  • Disinfection
  • Quarantine
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Disinfestation
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Friedrich Loeffler Institute (FLI) (National laboratory) Equidae agar-gel precipitation (AGP) test 11/01/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations