Equine infectious anaemia,
Austria
Information received on 26/06/2019 from Mr Dr Ulrich Herzog, Chief Veterinary Officer, Verbrauchergesundheit, BMASGK, VIENNE, Austria
Summary
Report type Immediate notification (Final report)
Date of start of the event 18/06/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 24/06/2019
Report date 26/06/2019
Date submitted to OIE 26/06/2019
Date event resolved 25/06/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 2003
Manifestation of disease Sub-clinical infection
Causal agent Equine infectious anaemia virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to the whole country
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Farm, Lustenau, Dornbirn, Vorarlberg
Date of start of the outbreak 18/06/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (25/06/2019)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 2 2 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 2 2 0 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 50.00%
*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
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • 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 Veterinary Disease Control, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES IVET), Mödling (National laboratory) Equidae 24/06/2019 Positive
Institute for Veterinary Disease Control, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES IVET), Mödling (National laboratory) Equidae antibody detection ELISA 24/06/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is resolved. No more reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations