African swine fever,
Romania
Information received on 31/01/2020 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. 11
Date of start of the event 11/10/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 18/10/2019
Report date 31/01/2020
Date submitted to OIE 31/01/2020
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)
Follow-up report No. 10 (20/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (31/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 12 (07/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 13 (14/02/2020)
New outbreaks (5)
Outbreak 1 Sangatin, Sibiu
Date of start of the outbreak 22/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (23/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 4 4 0 0
Outbreak 2 Varghis, Covasna
Date of start of the outbreak 22/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (23/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 3 Matiseni, Harghita
Date of start of the outbreak 23/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (27/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 4 Dopca, Brasov
Date of start of the outbreak 25/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (29/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 5 Sangatin, Sibiu
Date of start of the outbreak 28/01/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (29/01/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 0 2 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 5
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 9 5 4 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** 55.56% **
*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), Alba (Local laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 29/01/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations