African swine fever,
Information received on 25/07/2019 from Dr Jozef Bires , Director & Chief Veterinary Officer , State Veterinary and Food Administration , Ministry of Agriculture, BRATISLAVA, Slovakia
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 24/07/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 24/07/2019
Report date 25/07/2019
Date submitted to OIE 25/07/2019
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
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 (25/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (05/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (07/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (12/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (14/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (16/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (20/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (21/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (03/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 9 (20/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 10 (27/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 11 (30/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 12 (04/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 13 (10/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 14 (16/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 15 (31/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 16 (20/12/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Strážne, Trebišov, Kosice
Date of start of the outbreak 24/07/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 4 1 0 4 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 4 1 0 4 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 25.00% 0.00% 0.00% 100.00%
*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
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • 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
  • Disinfection
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
State Veterinary Institute in Zvolen (National laboratory) Swine polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 24/07/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations