Equine infectious anaemia,
Information received on 18/05/2020 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Alimentation, Paris, France
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 29/04/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 15/05/2020
Report date 18/05/2020
Date submitted to OIE 18/05/2020
Date event resolved 04/09/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 24/02/2020
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Equine infectious anaemia virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (18/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (27/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (07/09/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (2020-01) Canaules and Argentières, Canaules et Argentières, Gard
Date of start of the outbreak 29/04/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (04/09/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 11 3 0 3 0
Affected population A clinical case in a 19-year-old mare and two asymptomatic cases in a 21-year-old mare and a 27-year-old gelding in a private premises.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 11 3 0 3 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae 27.27% 0.00% 0.00% 27.27%
*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
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • Control of vectors
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Screening
  • 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
National Reference Laboratory - Dozulé (National laboratory) Equidae Coggin's test 15/05/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations