African swine fever,
Information received on 13/02/2020 from Dr Vitalie Caraus, Head of Animal Health and Welfare Department, Animal Health and Welfare Department, National Food Safety Agency of the Republic of Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 11/02/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 12/02/2020
Report date 13/02/2020
Date submitted to OIE 13/02/2020
Date event resolved 06/04/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 13/01/2020
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (13/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (21/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (27/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (02/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (09/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (16/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (27/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (31/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (09/04/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (1) Hincesti, Hincesti
Date of start of the outbreak 11/02/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (06/04/2020)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 21 1 1 20 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 21 1 1 20 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 4.76% 4.76% 100.00% 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
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Disinfestation
  • Control of vectors
  • Vector surveillance
  • 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
Republican Center for Veterinary Diagnosis (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 12/02/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations