African swine fever,
Laos
Information received on 20/06/2019 from Dr Somphanh Chanphengxay, Director General, Department of Livestock and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Vientiane, Laos
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 02/06/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 17/06/2019
Report date 20/06/2019
Date submitted to OIE 20/06/2019
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (20/06/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (17/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (16/08/2019)
New outbreaks (7)
Outbreak 1 (ASF-2019-01) Samakkhixay, Toumlan, Saravane
Date of start of the outbreak 02/06/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 394 194 194 200 0
Outbreak 2 (ASF-2019-02) Dinedak, Toumlan, Saravane
Date of start of the outbreak 04/06/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 398 194 194 204 0
Outbreak 3 (ASF-2019-3) Phonengam, Toumlan, Saravane
Date of start of the outbreak 04/06/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 95 36 36 59 0
Outbreak 4 (ASF-2019-4) Kaenghang, Toumlan, Saravane
Date of start of the outbreak 05/06/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 82 34 34 48 0
Outbreak 5 (ASF-2019-6) Houava, Toumlan, Saravane
Date of start of the outbreak 07/06/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 323 59 59 264 0
Outbreak 6 (ASF-2019-5) Nalachang, Toumlan, Saravane
Date of start of the outbreak 07/06/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 111 81 81 30 0
Outbreak 7 (ASF-2019-7) Nahong Gnai, Toumlan, Saravane
Date of start of the outbreak 08/06/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 788 375 375 413 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 7
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 2191 973 973 1218 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 44.41% 44.41% 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
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Stamping out
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
National Animal Health Laboratory (NAHL) (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 17/06/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations