African swine fever,
Serbia
Information received on 11/08/2019 from Dr Emina Milakara, DVM, Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Belgrade, Serbia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 30/07/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 09/08/2019
Report date 11/08/2019
Date submitted to OIE 11/08/2019
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Suspicion
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (11/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (13/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (22/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (30/08/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (16/09/2019)
New outbreaks (4)
Outbreak 1 (1/2019) Rabrovac-Sume, Mladenovac, Beograd, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 30/07/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 24 1 1 23 0
Outbreak 2 (2/2019) Velika Krsna, Mladenovac, Beograd, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 01/08/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 10 1 1 9 0
Outbreak 3 (3/2019) Velika Krsna, Mladenovac, Beograd, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 06/08/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 23 3 3 20 0
Outbreak 4 (4/2019) Kusadak, Smederevska Palanka, Podunavski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 07/08/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 64 2 2 62 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 4
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 121 7 7 114 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 5.79% 5.79% 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
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Traceability
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • 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
Animal Health Research Centre (CISA-INIA) EU Reference Laboratory for ASF (Foreign laboratory) Swine real-time PCR Pending
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations