African swine fever,
Romania
Information received on 10/01/2020 from Dr Robert Viorel Chioveanu, President, Secretary of State, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary Services, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 8
Date of start of the event 06/10/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 18/10/2019
Report date 10/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 10/01/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
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 (25/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (30/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (07/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (12/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (28/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (06/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (20/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (30/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (10/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (17/01/2020)
New outbreaks (3)
Outbreak 1 Saliste, Sibiu
Date of start of the outbreak 17/12/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 2
Outbreak 2 Ocna Sibiului, Sibiu
Date of start of the outbreak 30/12/2019
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1
Outbreak 3 Boz, Alba
Date of start of the outbreak 05/01/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 3 3 3 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 3
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 3 2 1
Swine 3 3 3 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** ** **
Swine 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
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
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Disinfection
  • 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
Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Laboratory (LSVSA), Cluj (Local laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 18/12/2019 Positive
Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Laboratory (LSVSA), Cluj (Local laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 31/12/2019 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 08/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations