African swine fever,
Information received on 24/01/2017 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 18/01/2017
Date of confirmation of the event 21/01/2017
Report date 24/01/2017
Date submitted to OIE 24/01/2017
Date event resolved 16/05/2017
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 (24/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 1 (27/02/2017)
Follow-up report No. 2 (04/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 3 (21/03/2017)
Follow-up report No. 4 (03/08/2017)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Slovyansk, Slovyanskiy, Donetsk
Date of start of the outbreak 18/01/2017
Outbreak status Resolved (05/05/2017)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 8 3 3 5 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 8 3 3 5 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 37.50% 37.50% 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
  • Traceability
  • Dipping / Spraying for control of vectors or parasites
  • Quarantine
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Stamping out
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfestation
  • 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 of Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise (National laboratory) Swine polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 21/01/2017 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations