Equine viral arteritis,
Information received on 15/07/2019 from Dr Pawel Niemczuk, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, POL Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, VARSOVIE, Poland
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 23/06/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 26/06/2019
Report date 15/07/2019
Date submitted to OIE 15/07/2019
Date event resolved 09/08/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 06/2010
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Equine arteritis virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (15/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (22/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (02/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (12/08/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Poznan, Poznan, Poznan (3064), Wielkopolskie
Date of start of the outbreak 23/06/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (28/07/2019)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 86 4 0 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 86 4 0 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae 4.65% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • Quarantine
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • Treatment of affected animals (NSAIDs and immunotherapy)
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Bose (Private Laboratory) Equidae reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 26/06/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations