Aujeszky’s disease,
Information received on 27/03/2018 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Alimentation, Paris, France
Report type Follow-up report No. 1 (Final report)
Date of start of the event 05/03/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 16/03/2018
Report date 27/03/2018
Date submitted to OIE 27/03/2018
Date event resolved 27/03/2018
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 29/11/2010
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Aujeszky’s disease virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (22/03/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (27/03/2018)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Contact with wild species
Epidemiological comments 05/03/2018 - suspicion in a free-range farm. 06/03/2018 - beginning of the epidemiological investigation: three farms that had provided animals and eight neighbouring farms (5-km-radius) are inspected. 26/03/2018 - new veterinary inspections. 27/03/2018 - Assessment, no clinical signs observed and all screening tests are negative. The contact with wild boars is strongly suspected.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.