African swine fever,
China (People's Rep. of)
Information received on 21/05/2019 from Dr Huang Baoxu, Secretary of the Party Leadership Group, Animal Health and Epidemiology Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Qingdao, China (People's Rep. of)
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 17/05/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 18/05/2019
Report date 21/05/2019
Date submitted to OIE 21/05/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 03/02/2019
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 (21/05/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (01/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (21/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (22/06/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Luowan Village, Dongfeng Township, Wudang District, Guiyang, Guizhou
Date of start of the outbreak 17/05/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Slaughterhouse
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 75 6 6 69 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 75 6 6 69 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 8.00% 8.00% 100.00% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Illegal movement of animals
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfestation
  • Disinfection
  • Zoning
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Quarantine
  • Traceability
  • Screening
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Movement control inside the country
  • 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
Guizhou Provincial Animal Disease Control Center (Local laboratory) Swine polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 18/05/2019 Positive
Guizhou Provincial Animal Disease Control Center (Local laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 18/05/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations