African swine fever,
Romania
Information received on 28/08/2018 from Dr Geronimo Raducu Branescu, President Secretary of State Chief Veterinary Officer, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 29/06/2018
Date of confirmation of the event 03/07/2018
Report date 28/08/2018
Date submitted to OIE 28/08/2018
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 (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (03/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/07/2018)
Follow-up report No. 2 (13/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 3 (28/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 4 (12/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 5 (17/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 6 (21/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 7 (24/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 8 (25/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 9 (11/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 10 (16/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 11 (22/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 12 (24/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 13 (29/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 14 (30/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 15 (09/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 16 (20/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 17 (26/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 18 (27/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 19 (17/12/2018)
Follow-up report No. 20 (11/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 21 (23/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 22 (04/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 23 (20/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 24 (25/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 25 (11/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 26 (15/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 27 (25/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 28 (29/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 29 (02/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 30 (08/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 31 (11/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 32 (19/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 33 (24/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 34 (25/04/2019)
Follow-up report No. 35 (06/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 36 (20/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 37 (21/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 38 (29/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 39 (30/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 40 (05/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 41 (21/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 42 (21/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 43 (28/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 44 (16/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 45 (19/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 46 (25/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 47 (09/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 48 (22/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 49 (29/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 50 (13/09/2019)
New outbreaks (23)
Outbreak 1 Gropeni, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 02/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 13 13 2 11 0
Outbreak 2 Frecatei, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 03/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 76 76 1 75 0
Outbreak 3 Gropeni, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 07/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 23 23 0 23 0
Outbreak 4 Gropeni, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 07/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 54 54 2 52 0
Outbreak 5 Insuratei, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 07/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 12 12 1 11 0
Outbreak 6 Cuza Voda, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 07/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 106 106 0 106 0
Outbreak 7 Tufesti, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 07/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 4 4 0 4 0
Outbreak 8 Tichilesti, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 08/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 78 78 0 78 0
Outbreak 9 Braila, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 09/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 5 5 1 4 0
Outbreak 10 Bertestii de Jos, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 10/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 511 511 1 510 0
Outbreak 11 Victoria, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 10/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1542 1542 1 1541 0
Outbreak 12 Insuratei Lacu Rezii, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 10/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 24 24 0 24 0
Outbreak 13 Tufesti, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 12/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 16 16 0 16 0
Outbreak 14 Tufesti, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 12/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 2 2 0 2 0
Outbreak 15 Victoria, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 14/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 19 19 0 19 0
Outbreak 16 Tufesti, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 16/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 2 2 0 2 0
Outbreak 17 Tufesti, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 16/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 20 20 0 20 0
Outbreak 18 Gropeni, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 16/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 11 11 1 10 0
Outbreak 19 Vacareni, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 16/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1510 1510 2 1508 0
Outbreak 20 Tichilesti, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 21/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 35535 35535 0 0 0
Affected population A number of 35456 animals from the holding are going to be killed and disposed of.
Outbreak 21 Tufesti, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 22/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 70369 70369 126 0
Affected population 70243 animals from the holding are in the process of killing and disposal.
Outbreak 22 Tufesti, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 22/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 44208 44208 185 0 0
Affected population Farm no 2 in Tufesti. 44023 animals are going to be killed and disposed of.
Outbreak 23 Tufesti, Braila
Date of start of the outbreak 23/08/2018
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 24029 24029 18 0
Affected population Farm no. 3 in Tufesti. 24011 animals are in the process of killing and disposal.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 23
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 178169 178169 341 4016 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 100.00% 0.19% 0.19% **
*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
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Disinfection
  • 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 Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 06/08/2018 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations