Equine infectious anaemia,
Information received on 04/06/2020 from Dr Dietrich Rassow, Director for Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Chief Veterinary Officer, Directorate of Animal Health and Animal Welfare, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Berlin, Germany
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 27/05/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 02/06/2020
Report date 04/06/2020
Date submitted to OIE 04/06/2020
Date event resolved 10/09/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 29/06/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Equine infectious anaemia virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (04/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (11/09/2020)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 (20-404-00001) Rodgau, Offenbach a. Main, Hessen
Date of start of the outbreak 27/05/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (10/09/2020)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 7 1 0 1 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Equidae 7 1 0 1 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Equidae 14.29% 0.00% 0.00% 14.29%
*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
  • Screening
  • Quarantine
  • Selective killing and disposal
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Hessisches Landeslabor (Regional Laboratory) Equidae agar-gel precipitation (AGP) test 02/06/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations