Small hive beetle infestation (Aethina tumida),
Italy
Information received on 30/04/2020 from Dr Silvio Borrello, Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Safety and Collegial Bodies for Health Protection, Ministère de la Santé, Department for Veterinary Public Health, Rome, Italy
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 36
Date of start of the event 15/09/2015
Date of confirmation of the event 16/09/2015
Report date 30/04/2020
Date submitted to OIE 30/04/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 15/12/2014
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Aethina tumida
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (30/10/2015)
Follow-up report No. 1 (10/11/2015)
Follow-up report No. 2 (02/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 3 (18/12/2015)
Follow-up report No. 4 (05/05/2016)
Follow-up report No. 5 (05/07/2016)
Follow-up report No. 6 (15/07/2016)
Follow-up report No. 7 (29/07/2016)
Follow-up report No. 8 (22/08/2016)
Follow-up report No. 9 (30/09/2016)
Follow-up report No. 10 (03/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 11 (13/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 12 (26/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 13 (31/10/2016)
Follow-up report No. 14 (22/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 15 (30/11/2016)
Follow-up report No. 16 (10/01/2017)
Follow-up report No. 17 (08/05/2017)
Follow-up report No. 18 (17/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 19 (28/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 20 (31/07/2017)
Follow-up report No. 21 (09/08/2017)
Follow-up report No. 22 (10/11/2017)
Follow-up report No. 23 (26/01/2018)
Follow-up report No. 24 (17/04/2018)
Follow-up report No. 25 (18/06/2018)
Follow-up report No. 26 (10/08/2018)
Follow-up report No. 27 (11/09/2018)
Follow-up report No. 28 (08/10/2018)
Follow-up report No. 29 (16/11/2018)
Follow-up report No. 30 (22/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 31 (05/07/2019)
Follow-up report No. 32 (03/09/2019)
Follow-up report No. 33 (02/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 34 (05/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 35 (14/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 36 (30/04/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Epidemiology
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
  • Zoning
  • 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
Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute, IZS, Venezie - Padova (National laboratory) Bees entomological investigations 10/04/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.