African swine fever,
Romania
Information received on 27/03/2020 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. 17
Date of start of the event 11/10/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 18/10/2019
Report date 27/03/2020
Date submitted to OIE 27/03/2020
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)
Follow-up report No. 14 (28/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 15 (09/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 16 (20/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 17 (27/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 18 (03/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 19 (10/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 20 (16/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 21 (24/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 22 (30/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 23 (08/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 24 (15/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 25 (22/05/2020)
New outbreaks (11)
Outbreak 1 Tarnaveni, Alba
Date of start of the outbreak 12/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (14/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 2 0 0
Outbreak 2 Bazna, Sibiu
Date of start of the outbreak 12/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (12/03/2020)
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 3 Velt, Sibiu
Date of start of the outbreak 12/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 89 89 1 88 0
Outbreak 4 Jidvei, Alba
Date of start of the outbreak 15/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (15/03/2020)
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 5 Cetatea de Balta, Alba
Date of start of the outbreak 16/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 20 20 2 18 0
Outbreak 6 Bazna, Sibiu
Date of start of the outbreak 17/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (18/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1
Outbreak 7 Jidvei, Alba
Date of start of the outbreak 19/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1
Outbreak 8 Jidvei, Alba
Date of start of the outbreak 19/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 2
Outbreak 9 Jidvei, Alba
Date of start of the outbreak 19/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 1 1
Outbreak 10 Boian, Sibiu
Date of start of the outbreak 22/03/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 12 12 4 8
Outbreak 11 Tarnaveni, Mures
Date of start of the outbreak 24/03/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (25/03/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 2
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 11
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 12 7 5 0
Swine 121 121 7 114 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% 5.79% 5.79% **
*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
  • Disinfection
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Movement control inside the country
  • 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 20/03/2020 Positive
Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Laboratory (LSVSA), Alba (Local laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 20/03/2020 Positive
Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Laboratory (LSVSA), Alba (Local laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 20/03/2020 Positive
Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Laboratory (LSVSA), Cluj (Local laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 18/03/2020 Positive
Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Laboratory (LSVSA), Cluj (Local laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 25/03/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 25/03/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 12/03/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 18/03/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations