African swine fever,
Cote D'Ivoire
Information received on 01/10/2019 from Dr Adaman Kouadio, Directeur, Direction des Services Vétérinaires, Ministère des Ressources Animales et Halieutiques, Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 13/07/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 19/07/2019
Report date 01/10/2019
Date submitted to OIE 01/10/2019
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 08/08/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Suspicion, Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 ( Bangolo) Dieouzon, Douhobly and Zéo villages and Bangolo ville, Dieouzon, Douhobly, Zéo et Bangolo ville, Dieouzon, Bangolo, Bangolo
Date of start of the outbreak 13/07/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 2000 2000 2000 0 0
Affected population Domestic pigs reared in the traditional way
Outbreak 2 (Kouibly) Kouibly, Villages de Kouibly, Kouibly, Bangolo
Date of start of the outbreak 17/07/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 7000 7000 7000 0 0
Affected population Domestic pigs reared in the traditional way
Outbreak 3 (Duekoué ) All the department of Duékoué, Duékoué, Gbapleu, Bagohoua, Guehiebly et Guézon, Duekoue
Date of start of the outbreak 03/08/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 2916 2214 2214 0 0
Affected population Domestic pigs reared in the traditional way
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 11916 11214 11214 0 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 94.11% 94.11% 100.00% 94.11%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Introduction of new live animals
Epidemiological comments Human factors such as free-range rearing, selling and consumption of carcasses, swill feeding of pigs, slaughtering of pigs on farms and informal trading systems make a significant contribution to maintaining and spreading the African swine fever virus.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Central Veterinary Laboratory, Bingerville (National laboratory) Swine real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 19/07/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations